Governor Training Programme 2013-14

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

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Haringey Council schools bulletin for governors

Last week, Jon Abbey, Haringey’s new Assistant Director for School Improvement sent his first schools bulletin.It’s a really useful source of information for governors (and others). I’ve been meaning to post it here, but before I had the chance there’s already another one out! I’ve pulled out the most useful info for governors below. Continue reading “Haringey Council schools bulletin for governors”

Vision, induction, headteachers’ reports, finance and learning

At this evening’s HGA meeting we shared our experiences of all of these and came up with some ideas/recommendations that we hope will be of use to all Haringey schools, governing bodies and governors. Below are all the notes from the meeting.

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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”

Useful article on being prepared for Ofsted

Just came across this really useful blog post from a fellow governor:

http://clarecollins.net/?p=52

Being a governor in front of an Ofsted inspector is one of the moments when it is necessary to demonstrate that governance sits at the top of the school improvement process, setting the school’s vision and then being completely clear about what is happening to deliver it, holding the school to account along the way.

Governors’ Briefing January 2013 Presentations

The slideshows from the Governors’ Briefings. It could be useful to show these at your next governing body meeting. Ideally those of you who attended could highlight the key points.

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Director’s Briefing Report for Governors and Headteachers – Spring 2013

This is a really important document for all governors to read and use for reference over the coming term. It’s staggering that we haven’t had one for so long, but hopefully a sign things to come that this one is here. You can download or read it here.

It contains:

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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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20 key questions every governing body should ask

An essential piece of reading for all governors. This document was produced by the National Governors Association and should be something all of us have a look over and take to our next governing body meetings.

Download the document directly: click here.