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”

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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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.

What skills does your governing body have?

Governors bring a wealth of experience and expertise to schools, but if we don’t know what one another’s strengths are it’s difficult to take advantage of this.

Melian came up with a really useful, simple suggestion for how to overcome this: at the start of each meeting ask everyone to explain a little about what they do, know and are interested in.

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