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Code: OPL/21/015 Finance: school budget construction and monitoring

This course will provide you with a sound introduction to school finances and budgeting, including information about: • Funding streams • Essential considerations when planning the budget • Benchmarking sources • Monitoring • The evaluation of spending to ensure pupil impact and value for money. This training is free to governors who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor.

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1 20 April 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 28

Code: OPL/21/006 Heads and Governors Briefing

We very much hope that Headteachers and Governors will be able to join the OCC Education Senior Leadership Team and key staff from Children’s Services for the first virtual Heads and Chairs briefing of 2021. The main item for discussion will be SEND Transformation, but there will be several other key updates. Due to GDPR (private email addresses) we are inviting Chairs of Governors to book here where we are able to provide a joining link.

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1 22 April 2021 15:00 - 17:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 42

Code: OPL/21/016 Governor Induction

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. 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.

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1 24 April 2021 09:00 - 10:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 98

Code: OPL/21/038 Clerks’ Briefings

Essential for all clerks to keep them up-to-date with any new or changing national governance legislation or advice, and relevant Oxfordshire County Council news. This training is free to LA clerks and clerks whose school subscribe to Clerks Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per clerk.

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1 28 April 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 102

Code: OPL/21/030 Health and Safety: policy and practice

UPDATED This course will support governors in understanding the board’s role in the health and safety of their school. It will consider the legal duties of the board and the areas covered by this legislation; policy and risk assessment requirements; the distinction between the leadership’s role and the role of the board; practical suggestions around monitoring this area and signposting to available support. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor.

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1 29 April 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 46

Code: OPL/21/018 Governor Monitoring

Monitoring is an important aspect of the board’s work and this course will consider: • The purpose of monitoring in the work of the board • The range and usefulness of monitoring evidence available to boards • The need for a planned, strategic approach to governor monitoring This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor.

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1 05 May 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 95

Code: OPL/21/020 Preparing for Ofsted

This course provides an overview of the latest Ofsted Education Inspection Framework. It aims to familiarise governors with the implications of inspection for the school as a whole, and specifically for the board as part of the school’s leadership and management. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor.

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1 08 May 2021 09:30 - 10:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 91

Code: OPL/21/021 How to be an Effective Chair of Governors

This course looks at the role of the Chair in leading an effective board. It focuses on practical advice, developing good relationships, communication, and effective organisational processes to ensure the whole board is able to contribute to the success of the school. This training is free to governors whose school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor.

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1 10 May 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 115

Code: OPL/21/023 Understanding External Performance Data

Governors need to understand the external performance data provided by the DfE. This course will look at the main data sources 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.

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1 11 May 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 108

Code: OPL/21/024 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.

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1 17 May 2021 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 109