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Code: OPL/21/115 Benchmarking: what, where, how and why?

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We hear that benchmarking is important, but: • What is it? • Where do boards get the information from? • How do boards use it within their annual cycle of work? • What impact can it have? Join this practical course to learn about benchmarking and how it can support good decision making within your board. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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1 02 November 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 96

Code: OPL/21/099 Induction A

This course is essential for all new governors and is also a great refresher course for those who have been involved in governance for longer. To complete the training, Induction A and Induction B must be completed. Among other things, this course will look at: • The purpose of governance • The board’s roles and responsibilities • Holding the school to account • The organisation of the board This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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1 08 November 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 98

Code: OPL/21/116 The Complaints Process

Every board should have several members with a good understanding of the complaints policy to ensure that, if needed, the process is as compliant and straight forward as possible. This course looks at the statutory responsibilities and best practice around complaints, aiming to improve governor confidence and effectiveness when dealing with complaints in school. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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1 11 November 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 100

Code: OPL/21/117 Governors and the Allegation Management Process

This briefing session is recommended for all governors and trustees but is especially relevant for chairs of the board. The aims of the session are to: • understand the allegations management process • upskill individuals in leading an investigatory process when allegations are made It will cover: • The threshold for allegations, including transferable risks • The expectations that are on the Chair to recognise and respond to allegations made against headteachers and other staff This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 November 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 98

Code: OPL/21/118 Holding the School to Account

account for the educational performance of the school and the performance management of staff. Some governors may find this function difficult, particularly when the board also has a supportive role. This course is designed to provide some time to consider the issues around this and to better understand the board’s role. This training will look at: • The board’s role: providing challenge and support • Monitoring key performance indicators: what and how? • Asking the right questions • Understanding the impact of the board This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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1 17 November 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 95

Code: OPL/21/119 Exclusions: practice and procedure

This course, delivered by the Learner Engagement Team, guides governors through the statutory exclusion process, explaining their role at all stages and emphasising the importance of this work to ensure all schools are inclusive. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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1 18 November 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 100

Code: OPL/21/120 Early Years Governance

This training, delivered by the Early Years Team, will highlight the distinct nature of this important part of our schools, and will look at: • The characteristics of effective teaching and learning in the early years • Areas of learning and development and their assessment • What good practice looks like in nursery and reception classes • The governors’ role This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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1 23 November 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 97

Code: OPL/21/121 Risk Management for Governors

Knowing and managing potential risks can not only enhance a school’s ability to meet its strategic aims but also identify where taking risks can have a beneficial impact. This course will look at potential areas to consider, the process of risk management and the benefits available to schools. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 November 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 99

Code: OPL/21/122 Using External Performance Data: Primary

Governors need to understand the external performance data provided by the DfE. This course will look at the main data sources available to Primary schools and will consider how these can be used by the board to promote challenge and to recognise successes in pupil outcomes. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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1 27 November 2021 10:00 - 11:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 100

Code: OPL/21/123 Using External Performance Data: Secondary (Cancelled)

Governors need to understand the external performance data provided by the DfE. This course will look at the main data sources available to Secondary schools and will consider how these can be used by the board to promote challenge and to recognise successes in pupil outcomes. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor. Please be aware that Governor training is moving over to GovernorHub so please do familiarise yourself with the new system.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 November 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 100