Governor Training Programme 2013-14

Here’s the training programme for this academic year from Haringey LA.

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Governors twilight event at the Wellcome Trust

Myscience are working with the Wellcome Trust to run a free session for school governors on 11 June from 17.45 – 20.00 at the Wellcome Trust building in Euston. The evening will look at:

  • the roles and responsibilities of governors in supporting the continuing professional development of teaching staff, presented by an HMI
  • the Wellcome Trust work on a code of governance for schools
  • the support offered by the National Science Learning Centre and National STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Centre

All school governors are welcome to attend. The event is free and includes light refreshments at the end of the evening.

Governors can book their place here:

http://governors.eventbrite.co.uk

Haringey Schools Bulletin 27 March 2013

The third edition of the Schools Bulletin produced by Haringey Council (not HGA) that contains useful information for governors and schools.

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Come to HGA on Thursday

This is just a quick reminder that we’re trying a new format for Haringey Governors’ Association meetings this Thursday, 7/3/13 and we’d love you and your colleagues to be there. Continue reading “Come to HGA on Thursday”

Preview screening: The politican, the parents and the carpet baggers

There is to be a preview screening of a new film by Rhonda Evans looking at the forced academisation of Downhills School.

Please RSVP to [email protected] or 07847 625643

Date: Thursday, 31st January

Venue: The Dream Centre, Tottenham Town Hall, Town Hall Approach Road, N15 4RY

Doors: 7.00pm

Film starts: 7.30pm prompt

Refreshments will be provided before and after.

 

Governor training programme Spring Term 2013

Have a read through this term’s training and support programme, download it and sign up to as many as you can.

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Learning from each other: governor exchanges

The key role of governors is to ‘support and challenge’ our schools to ensure that every child is getting the best education possible. It can be difficult to know how to do this though when we are generally not education professionals and can feel we have little to compare and contrast with.

Given the crumbling of LAs, the need for school to school support is greater than ever before. As governors we can play an important part in this. We should be meeting with other governors, going to other schools and seeing what we can learn from other’s good practice.

Heartlands High are leading the way on this, below are some ideas for how we could all get involved.

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