Re-arranged FREE event for school governors

Join Channel 4’s Educating Cardiff’s Mr Hennessy at free event for school governors!    Buying technology School governors are a huge part of the education decision-making process. However, are you getting access to the information you really need to be able to make the difference you’d like to make, particularly when it comes to technology and digital issues?   Free event Please […]

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I'm a school governor #2

Meet Nick Johnson, the latest candidate in the ‘I’m a school governor’ series. His, at times ‘tongue-in-cheek approach, gives a great insight into he motivation for joining the biggest volunteer force in the country.   Why do it? It was simple really, I was attracted by the pay, the recognition and thanks from the current secretary of state for Education, […]

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I'm a school governor! #1

Being a school governor can be a very rewarding occupation. In this occasional series, governors from across a variety of phases and establishment share what it was like for them. Meet Denise! Changing role I have been a governor in maintained schools in a London Borough for over 24 years. Governance has changed beyond recognition during that time and has […]

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We have to use what we've got

So the DfE wants governing bodies to be run in a business like manner. I see nothing wrong in that providing they are successful businesses that have the best interest of their clients and workforce at their heart. Of course, most board members will either be head hunted or paid enormous salaries to bring their expertise to the table. Now, […]

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Challenge & Support – message for HTs / Governors

Reblogged from Governing Matters  Challenge and support matters; a Head’s view. With thanks to Ros McMullen Posted on December 29, 2013by governingmatters Today I read a brilliant blog post by Ros McMullen. She is the Principal of David Young Community Academy (DYCA) in Leeds and the CEO of LEAF Academy Trust. In her post Ros talks about why staff at DYCA remain so very positive […]

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