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Governors’ HR Responsibilities and STPCD

This course covers the responsibilities of governors in church schools as the employer of all staff in the school.
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Parents’ and Carers’ Complaints to Governors

This course is aimed at Governors only. Every governing body must have its own complaints policy, which will allow parents/carers to appeal to the governors if they do not agree with how the school has resolved a complaint.
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Headteacher Performance Management – the role of the governors

The course is for governors who are on the headteacher's appraisal committee and for anyone who would like a deeper understanding of the process.
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New Chairs of Governors

This course examines the knowledge, skills and practical activities involved in good chairing.
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Governors’ HR Panel Hearings

The course covers a number of staffing and HR situations which may require the governors to convene a panel hearing, including disciplinary, capability, grievance and pay appeals. Please note: this session does not cover admissions.
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Making Sense of SECONDARY School Performance Data

This session will provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of data and changes to performance measures. We will also refer to the inspection Data Summary Report and expectations of governors. (SECONDARY Schools only)
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Making Sense of PRIMARY School Performance Data

This session will support PRIMARY school governors in their understanding of published data so as to identify school strengths and areas for development. It will also cover aspects linked to Ofsted inspections.
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Headteacher Performance Management – the role of the governors

The course is for governors who are on the headteacher's appraisal committee and for anyone who would like a deeper understanding of the process.
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Clerking in a Church of England Voluntary Aided school

This course explores the specific knowledge and skills needed to clerk a Church of England voluntary aided school.
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Building Diversity on Diocesan Governing Boards – with Sharon Warmington - Registration is now closed.

This session is with Sharon Warmington, of the National Black Governors Network. It will cover issues such as fostering an inclusive and diverse culture on governing boards, recruiting a diverse range of governors, and strategic succession planning to build diversity.
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Building Diversity on Diocesan Governing Boards – with Sharon Warmington

This session is with Sharon Warmington, of the National Black Governors Network. It will cover issues such as fostering an inclusive and diverse culture on governing boards, recruiting a diverse range of governors, and strategic succession planning to build diversity.
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Principles of Good Governance during the Pandemic. Registration is now closed

The aim of this session is to refresh school governance during the coronavirus pandemic, drawing on the DfE’s guidance to governors and schools, plus current NGA advice. Governors will have an opportunity to reflect on the current governance practices of their boards and consider alternative approaches to fit with the unique pressures and challenges that schools are facing during the pandemic. Chairs are particularly encouraged to attend with their Headteachers.
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