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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New Year’s Resolutions – become a School Governor!

I spotted this post from Lara over at  The Reall Battle and wondered if I could encourage a few more folks to take up the Governor challenge. I agree with Lara, that it is a very rewarding experience. Yes – it does take up time but then things that are worthwhile do. You don’t have to be an experienced educationalist. Any experience […]

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Still Here But….

This short note is to apologise to readers of this blog for the lack of anything to read! The reason is ‘INSPECTIONS’. As you know I’m a school Governor. I’m actually Chair at two schools (glutton for punishment!). One school that is in special measures has been struggling for a while. I’ve just taken on the the duties of chair and this week […]

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Governors Corner #6

This space is about and for school governors, one of the most underrated sections of leadership inour schools today. It is here for you to share so please leave a comment with your views and any topics you might like to explore! ********************* Succession Planning As we approach the Easter holidays, Governing Bodies will be thinking about those members of staff […]

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