We all know, just like recruiting teachers, it’s a real challenge to find new governors for a school. Pressures of work and life, in general, have made it increasingly difficult to recruit for the role,
We all know that when someone is new to school governance it can be a daunting time attending the first few meetings and often the concern is if you can add value from the start. Here are some questions you could ask …
Sometimes the complexities of schools finance can be a real challenge for governors and trustees to understand. This is a simple visual summary of the key bits you need to know.
Keeping your school website compliant with the latest requirements can be hard work, but its something that has to be done, both to meet Ofsted guidelines, ensure parental access …..
It’s one of the staple items that every governing body or trust board should undertake annually as its the only way to generate an effective plan of training for the year ahead around those topics your governors feel less secure with.
Children don’t stop using the internet outside of school hours, and, without the appropriate knowledge of how to stay safe or a good example from others in their household, the risks remain.
With all the focus on recent exam results and new staff arrivals, it’s easy to forget that it’s the start of a new school year for Governors too.
One of the greatest opportunities technology provides us with is the chance to do things that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. We can travel to the moon or delve deep into the inner workings of the human heart within virtual reality.