Part 1 of the course explores the purpose of governance, considering the governing board’s statutory responsibilities, and introducing the Three Roles of Governance.
Part 2 is the core of the course, explaining your governing board’s strategic role in holding the school to account for how well pupils learn. The course lays out in plain english how a school leadership team (including the governing board) evaluates its school’s strengths and weaknesses, and then determines its improvement priorities. Delegates will discover how different sources of information and advice are available to help governors monitor progress.
Part 3 provides an introduction to your governing board’s role in overseeing budget and staffing matters. In addition, this module also provides practical advice on delegating tasks across the team, and running effective meetings.