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Code: OPL/20/051 Finance: school budget construction and monitoring (EVENT FULL)

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 02 November 2020 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: -3

Code: OPL/20/052 The Complaints Process

Having governors on a board with an awareness of the complaints policy can ensure 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 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.

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1 03 November 2020 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 23

Code: OPL/20/053 Exclusion: 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 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 11 November 2020 18:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 11

Code: OPL/20/101 Chairs of Governors’ Virtual Briefing – COVID-19

Oxfordshire County Council invites Chairs of Governors and Chairs of Trustees from maintained and academy schools in Oxfordshire to join a virtual session with the Head of Public Health Programmes. As schools deal with the ongoing challenges and impact of the pandemic, the need to ensure wellbeing and safety in schools remains paramount. This briefing aims to provide clarity on the situation in Oxfordshire so that Chairs are informed and better able to support their headteachers and schools. The chat function will be available for questions. This session is aimed at Chairs of Governors but one governor from each board would ideally attend. This training is free of charge.

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1 12 November 2020 18:00 - 19:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 97

Code: OPL/20/054 Effective use of Pupil Premium Funding

This course, delivered by OXSIT (Oxfordshire School Inclusion Team), will develop governors’ understanding of the effective use of the pupil premium grant so that pupil outcomes can be enhanced. It will support governors to develop effective strategies to monitor and evaluate impact in this area and will explain the role of the board in the accountability of this grant. 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 17 November 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 1

Code: OPL/20/062 Induction for Clerks (2-part course)

This 2-part course provides a comprehensive induction on the statutory role, duties and responsibilities of the clerk. It is essential for all new clerks and is also a useful refresher for those involved in clerking for longer. There will be a series of short pre-recorded modules for clerks to listen to in between attending the 2 Microsoft Teams sessions. This training is free to LA clerks and clerks whose school subscribe to Clerks Training, otherwise the cost is £350 per clerk.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 November 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Remote Learning Map
2 24 November 2020 10:00 - 11:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 17

Code: OPL/20/100 Service Pupil Premium: making a difference

This training session will increase understanding of the Service Pupil Premium (SPP), introduced to support children from a military background. T he training will cover: ? eligibility criteria for the funding ? specific needs of pupils qualifying for SPP ? good practice in the use of the funding ? monitoring and evaluation of the school’s strategies. Places are free for Oxfordshire Governors

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1 18 November 2020 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: OPL/20/055 Governor Induction (EVENT FULL)

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 who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor.

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1 21 November 2020 09:00 - 10:30 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 0

Code: OPL/20/056 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 who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor.

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1 23 November 2020 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: 15

Code: OPL/20/057 Risk Management for Governors (EVENT FULL)

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 who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 November 2020 19:00 - 20:00 Remote Learning Map
Places remaining: -3