2016/2017 Governor Training Programme from Haringey Governor Services.
This training programme provides governors with the skills and knowledge to be effective members of their governing body. Some of the courses covered include the following:
Current statutory requirement and best practice
New Governor Induction
New to the programme
HR Panel Roles and responsibilities
Using Budgets effectively
Quality of teaching
New advice from DfE on parental complaints
Department for Education (DfE) has released new departmental advice in regard to school complaints.
A key change is that the advice goes into much more detail about how schools can deal with unreasonable (which were previously known as vexatious) complaints.
Governors Services are currently updating their model Complaints guidance which will be issued shortly.
Governance Handbook - November 2015
On Thursday 26 November, the Department for Education (DfE) released its latest edition of the Governance Handbook (previously Governors’ Handbook). This handbook is an essential resource for governors and trustees.
Statutory school polices 2014
This is the latest DfE guidance on statutory policies for schools.
School Governance Constitution Regulations 2012
This document should be read in conjunction with subsequent amendments.