Here’s the training programme for this academic year from Haringey LA.
Jane Blakey’s presentation to the Haringey Governors’ Conference
I now have details for the workshops at the governors conference and a form to sign up for the ones that interest you.
This needs to be done by Monday, 6th May. So do it now.
Sorry I’m only just posting this, but I just received it today myself .
- Essential information
- Important information
- Governor news
- Admissions arrangements 2014/15
- Annual conference
- Welcome Glynis Weller
- Outstanding for All Parents Reference Group
- Review of Governance
- Changes to Ofsted Framework and Supplementary Guidance
- Financial Efficiency in Schools – call for evidence
- Annual Survey of Chairs of Governors
- Lord Nash gives evidence to MPs
- Of interest
The third edition of the Schools Bulletin produced by Haringey Council (not HGA) that contains useful information for governors and schools.
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”
Governors at my (secondary) school have been looking at recent Ofsted judgements on governance and these are quite instructive in highlighting what inspectors are looking for. Two Haringey secondary schools have recently (Jan & Feb 2013) been judged as ‘good’ schools with ‘outstanding’ leadership and management, and I’ve pasted their respective sections on governance below for your information. Continue reading “Recent Ofsted judgments on governance”
Today the head of Ofsted, Michael Wilshaw, will announce the new school data dashboards and suggest that some governors should be paid to improve performance and efficiency. Whilst the attention being given to governance is to be welcomed, I think we should not forget why we have governors in the first place.
Important information about changes to all of these that governors should be aware of.
Just came across this really useful blog post from a fellow governor:
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.