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Behaviour and Attitudes to Learning: An Awareness for Primary Governors (Governors) (Cancelled)

Developing and sustaining an ethos which promotes effective behaviour for learning is essential for a school to be successful. Strong and decisive leadership creates an environment in which all adults are able to work together to develop children’s independence and enable them to achieve their full potential. Leaders create a culture where staff are ambitious for all children, whilst working together to try and overcome the “barriers” to learning experienced by some individuals.

In this session, governors will develop an understanding of how to monitor and evaluate the ways in which their ...
Course Code: EDU 20/703

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How to Handle Difficult Situations and Conversations (Governors) (EVENT FULL)

Any person, including members of the general public, may make a complaint about any provision of facilities or services that a school provides. Furthermore, complaints are on the increase generally. Whatever policy you have in place, whether staff grievances or parental complaint, you can be sure of one thing - they cost time, money and cause huge anxiety to all parties involved.

This training course is relevant to all governors and headteachers from all school settings. The aim is to examine the theory of good, effective communication skills and to put into practice strategies that will he ...
Course Code: EDU 20/667

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Session 1Tuesday 22 June 202118:30 - 20:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Clerks’ Termly Briefing (Governors)

The clerk’s role is fundamental to the smooth running of the governing boards. The Department for Education recognises that professional-quality clerking is critical to the effectiveness of a governing board in fulfilling its core strategic functions.

To assist clerks in delivering the responsibilities of the role, Achieving for Children provide a termly clerks’ briefing. This is aimed at current clerks serving Kingston and Richmond school governing boards. The aim of the termly briefing is to support excellent governance in all schools across the two boroughs. It is an opportunity for cler ...
Course Code: EDU 20/663
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Session 1Thursday 24 June 202110:00 - 12:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Clerks’ Termly Briefing (Governors)

The clerk’s role is fundamental to the smooth running of the governing boards. The Department for Education recognises that professional-quality clerking is critical to the effectiveness of a governing board in fulfilling its core strategic functions.

To assist clerks in delivering the responsibilities of the role, Achieving for Children provide a termly clerks’ briefing. This is aimed at current clerks serving Kingston and Richmond school governing boards. The aim of the termly briefing is to support excellent governance in all schools across the two boroughs. It is an opportunity for cler ...
Course Code: EDU 20/664
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Session 1Thursday 24 June 202118:30 - 20:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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SEND for Governors (Governors)

Governors and Senior leaders in all schools and academies will be aware that the areas of special educational needs and disability (SEND) are areas where legislation is particularly complex and demanding. There should be a member of the governing body or a sub-committee with specific oversight of the school’s arrangements for SEN and disability.

The Department for Education (DfE) clearly state that ‘all children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) should be able to reach their full potential in school. They should also be supported to make a successful tr ...
Course Code: EDU 20/685
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Session 1Tuesday 29 June 202118:30 - 20:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Tuesday 6 July 202118:30 - 20:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Director’s Termly Briefing for Chairs and Vice Chairs (Governors)

The Director’s Termly Briefing for Chairs and Vice Chairs (formerly titled Kingston and Richmond Joint Governors' Partnership Meeting) is aimed at current serving chairs and vice chairs from across both Kingston and Richmond boroughs. The objective of the meeting is to promote and support effective governance in all school settings.

The termly briefings are facilitated by the Director for Education Services and Governor Support. The agendas cover topical updates of national and local importance to governance.

The briefings are a valuable opportunity for chairs and vice chairs to meet, ne ...
Course Code: EDU 20/701
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Session 1Wednesday 30 June 202119:00 - 20:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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New Governors - Understanding your Role (Governors)

This programme is delivered across two evening sessions and is an alternative option to the intensive one day version that Achieving for Children also delivers. The programme is aimed at all new governors, associate members and clerks. Ideally, participants will have attended at least one meeting of their board before attending the course but all governors should aim to attend this induction programme within the first three months of their appointment/or election.

The programme is also suitable for governors who wish to refresh their understanding of governance, whether at a school or an a ...
Course Code: EDU 21/497
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Session 1Tuesday 6 July 202118:30 - 20:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Thursday 8 July 202118:30 - 20:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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