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Induction for New Governors and Trustees

School Governance Team - helping governors and trustees become more effective

Outline

All new governors and trustees are encouraged to attend this seminar as soon as possible after taking on the role of a school governor or trustee.

Description

Course aims:
  • To provide an introduction to the governance role and an awareness of purpose and core functions of governing boards
  • To reflect on how different governing boards work and organise themselves
  • To ensure governors and trustees understand inspectors’ expectations of governance
  • To provide support for new governors and trustees with getting to know their school
  • To build governors and trustees confidence in fulfilling their responsibilities effectively

Outcomes

To support governors & trustees in:
  • Their governance role and raise awareness of purpose and core functions of governing boards
  • How different governing boards work and organise themselves
  • Understanding inspectors’ expectations of governance
  • Building confidence in fulfilling their responsibilities effectively

Booking Information

Places are free to schools subscribing to School Governance / £165 to Non-subscribing schools

If you are allocated a place on a course but cannot attend, please let us know so that your place can be
offered to another governor. We reserve the right to charge governors (£30 subscribers/non-subscribers) who fail to attend courses without informing us prior to the event. We also reserve the right to limit places to 2 per school on oversubscribed courses.

If you have any queries at any time, please do not hesitate to contact the School Governance Team at governorservices@wiltshire.gov.uk

Audience

All new governors and trustees are strongly encouraged to attended this introductory day. “New” means anyone new to governance in the last 18 months

13 Oct 2018 09:30 - 16:00

Closing date: 05/10/2018
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Date and Time

13 Oct 2018 09:30 - 16:00

Venue

Devizes Corn Exchange (DCE / Devizes Corn Exchange - Room tbc), The Market Place, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1HS

Trainer

David Marriott