Courses

May 2019

New governors – introductory course

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will enable new governors to understand and fulfil their key roles – to support and challenge their schools and to contribute to improving pupil outcomes.

23/05/2019 10am - 3.30pm

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June 2019

Resolving Complaints (Governors only)

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course is aimed at Governors only. By the end of this session participants will have a better understanding of the principles of and good practice in responding to complaints; will understand the governing body’s role and be better equipped to participate in a fair complaints procedure.

05/06/2019 1.30pm - 4pm

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Reviewing Your Committee Structures and Delegation Arrangements

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4AU

This course is an opportunity to reflect on the effectiveness of your current arrangements.

05/06/2019 10am - 12.30pm

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Safer Recruitment

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

A valuable course for those on interview panels or who are new to their role. It is a legal requirement that at least one member of an interviewing panel has undertaken this training.

06/06/2019 9am - 3.30pm

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LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

These meetings, led by Mary Thorne, run throughout the year and provide an opportunity for RE leaders to work with one another and share practice.

12/06/2019 1.30pm - 4pm

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LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

Diocesan House

These meetings, led by Mary Thorne, run throughout the year and provide an opportunity for RE leaders to work with one another and share practice.

13/06/2019 1.30pm - 4pm

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Clerking in a Church of England Voluntary Aided school

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course explores the specific knowledge and skills needed to clerk a Church of England voluntary aided school.

17/06/2019 10am - 12.30pm

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Governors Roles and Responsibilities for Safeguarding

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

An opportunity for governors to review their roles and responsibilities in terms of safeguarding.

25/06/2019 10am - 12noon

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September 2019

Safer Recruitment

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

A valuable course for those on interview panels or who are new to their role. It is a legal requirement that at least one member of an interviewing panel has undertaken this training.

17/09/2019 9am - 3.30pm

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The NEW Ofsted Framework 2019

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will provide governors with an overview of the new Ofsted framework which comes into force in September 2019.

23/09/2019 10am - 12noon

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SIAMS (The Statutory Inspection of Anglican & Methodist Schools) - The NEW SIAMS Schedule 2018

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course is aimed at Governors.

23/09/2019 1.30pm - 4pm

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Leading in Partnership

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course is aimed at the Headteacher and Chairman attending as a pair. The significance of governance at all times, but particularly when a school is inspected, cannot be over stated. Weak governance can result in an RI (or worse) grade for leadership and management. The working relationship between the head/principal and the chair of governors is crucial in facilitating effective governance based on clarity around professional boundaries.

27/09/2019 9.30am - 3.30pm

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October 2019

Governors with Responsibility for SEN

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will give an outline of the role and responsibilities of governors in relations for special educational need and disabilities.

01/10/2019 2pm - 4pm

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Valuing All God’s Children (an overview for Governors)

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will provide an overview for Governors of the document ‘Valuing all God’s Children ’.

01/10/2019 10am - 12noon

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Headteachers Residential Conference - "Dancing not Drowning in the Rain"

Sandbanks Hotel, Poole

09/10/2019 to 11/10/19

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Understanding Teachers' Pay & Conditions

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

An overview of Teachers' Pay and Conditions to assist governors in implementing school pay policies.

16/10/2019 10am - 12noon

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November 2019

New governors – introductory course

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will enable new governors to understand and fulfil their key roles.

07/11/2019 10am - 3.30pm

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December 2019

Making Sense of Secondary School Performance Data

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of data and changes to performance measures.  We will also refer to the inspection dashboard and expectations of governors.

02/12/2019 10am - 12noon

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