Search Events

e-Learning events only
Age Range
  
  
  
  
  
32 events found

An Overview of the Core Curriculum & Statutory Assessment for Primary Governors (Governors)

“Education legislation 20 states that the school curriculum should be balanced and broadly based, and should:
• Promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and of society; and
• Prepare pupils at the school for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.

Responsibility for the curriculum in schools is shared between the executive leader(s), the board and (where applicable and to a limited extent) LAs. The curriculum for maintained schools must include the national curriculum. The national curriculum sets out the s ...
Course Code: EDU 18/561
Remaining places 3

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Tuesday 26 February 201919:00 - 21:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9ALMap
Request a place
Full details
Print Event

The Role of School Governors in Championing the Needs of Children Looked After (Governors)

Nationally, educational outcomes of Children Looked After (CLA) continue to be lower than those of non-looked after children. It is a duty of the governing boards for maintained schools to delegate the responsibility of monitoring and challenging the support around CLA to a named governor. This duty is to ensure the school is supporting and promoting the educational achievement for this vulnerable group of learners.

This session will provide governors with an overview of the remit placed on the Local Authority’s Virtual School and include how it can support the school and it’s CLA. Relevan ...
Course Code: EDU 18/587
Remaining places 18

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Thursday 28 February 201919:00 - 21:00Glenmore House, 6 The Crescent, KT6 4BNMap
Request a place
Full details
Print Event

British Values & Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural (SMSC) Development.– What Do Inspectors Look for on Inspection & Implications on Governance? (Governors) (EVENT FULL)

All schools “have a duty to ‘actively promote’ the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.” (Guidance on promoting British values in schools, Nov 2014) This session can help schools to demonstrate how they are meeting the requirements of section 78 of the Education Act 2002, in their provision of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) development.

It is clear that as school leaders and governors, we have a duty to promote British values and spiritual, moral, social and cu ...
Course Code: EDU 18/545

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Monday 4 March 201919:00 - 21:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list
Full details
Print Event
Flyer

Getting to Grips with Governance - Part 1 (Governors) (EVENT FULL)

The Department for Education and Ofsted have high expectations of boards of governors/trustees. They are the strategic leaders of our schools/academies and have a vital role to play in making sure every child gets the best possible education. In all school settings, boards should have a strong focus on the three core functions:

• Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
• Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and m ...
Course Code: EDU 18/556

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Thursday 7 March 201919:00 - 21:00Barnes Primary School, Cross Street, SW13 0QQMap
Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list
Full details
Print Event
Flyer

Understanding the Early Years Foundation Stage - Briefing for Nursery, Infant and Primary School Governors (Governors) (EVENT FULL)

The Governance Handbook (January 2017), states that ‘All boards, no matter what type of schools or how many schools they govern, have three core functions:

• Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
• Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
• Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.’ (page 9)

This course will look in particular at the second requirement in relation to the Early Years Foundation Stage (E ...
Course Code: EDU 18/401

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Tuesday 12 March 201919:00 - 21:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9ALMap
Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list
Full details
Print Event

Getting to Grips with Governance - Part 2 (Governors) (EVENT FULL)

The Department for Education and Ofsted have high expectations of boards of governors/trustees. They are the strategic leaders of our schools/academies and have a vital role to play in making sure every child gets the best possible education. In all school settings, boards should have a strong focus on the three core functions:

• Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
• Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and m ...
Course Code: EDU 18/559

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Thursday 14 March 201919:00 - 21:00Barnes Primary School, Cross Street, SW13 0QQMap
Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list
Full details
Print Event
Flyer

Governing Board Succession Planning (Governors)

This briefing is relevant to all governors of all school settings. The aim is to provide a comprehensive overview of succession planning strategies in relation to the organisation, improvement and the effectiveness of the Governing Board.

Boards should have succession plans in place which includes developing future leaders by identifying and nurturing talent and sharing responsibility across the schools workforce.

The aim of the session is to embed the importance of succession planning across all members of a Board, encouraging the Board to take both individual and collective responsibi ...
Course Code: EDU 18/578
Remaining places 23

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Wednesday 20 March 201919:00 - 21:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
Request a place
Full details
Print Event

Leading in Partnership Chairs/Heads (Governors)

The working relationship between the Headteacher/Principal and the Chair of the board is crucial in ensuring school/academy effectiveness. “One of the key characteristics expected within the National standards of excellence for headteachers, is that they should welcome strong governance and actively support their board to understand its role and deliver its core functions effectively. Executive leaders should welcome and enable appropriately robust challenge by providing any data the board requests and responding positively to searching questions.” Governance Handbook (January 2017)

This is ...
Course Code: EDU 18/498
Remaining places 12

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Friday 22 March 201909:00 - 15:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9ALMap
Request a place
Full details
Print Event

Clerks’ 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 meeting. This is aimed at current clerks serving Kingston and Richmond school governing bodies. The aim of the termly briefing is to support excellent governance in all schools across the two boroughs. It is an opportunity ...
Course Code: EDU 18/328
Remaining places 23

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Thursday 28 March 201910:00 - 12:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9ALMap
Request a place
Full details
Print Event

Clerks’ 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 meeting. This is aimed at current clerks serving Kingston and Richmond school governing bodies. The aim of the termly briefing is to support excellent governance in all schools across the two boroughs. It is an opportunity ...
Course Code: EDU 18/329
Remaining places 44

SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Thursday 28 March 201918:00 - 20:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
Request a place
Full details
Print Event
 

Event Calendar