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Code: OPL/18/097 Safeguarding of Pupils (Cancelled)

The course aims to: Provide governors with an explanation of their safeguarding duties for children and young people of all ages, Enable Governors strengthen their leadership and governance arrangements, Summarise the latest statutory requirements related to safeguarding in schools in preparation for OFSTED Inspections, Enable all Governors to monitor safeguarding practice in their school and provide strategies to improve, including e-media, To increase governors awareness of children missing education. 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 27 September 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: OPL/18/112 Headteacher Recruitment

The governing body plays a key role in the strategic leadership of the school who also have important responsibilities to make significant decisions that will set the course of leadership and direction of the school, through their involvement in the recruitment and selection of a new headteacher. This course will examine the multiple steps involved in the recruitment process. 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 04 October 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 16

Code: OPL/18/093 Induction Training - the essentials for all Governors

The course is essential for all new governors and has been restructured to focus more strongly on School Improvement, reflecting recent changes in education. As a result, it is also a useful refresher for more experienced governors. This training is free to governors who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £550 per governor Delegates require no prior knowledge of governance, but our tutors modify their approach to suit participants needs The aim is not only to inform delegates of the principles of governance, but also to give practical guidance on how all governors can take part in leading their school, in partnership with their head teacher

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1 06 October 2018 09:00 - 16:30 Kirtlington Church of England School Map
Places remaining: 15

Code: OPL/18/099 Head Teacher Appraisal & Teacher Pay and Performance

This is essential for all governors who are members of their school’s head teacherappraisal panel. The Ofsted inspection framework highlights the importance of the annual performance review process for teachers and head teachers, as a lever for improving the quality of teaching and pupil achievement in 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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1 08 October 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Queensway School Map
Places remaining: 11

Code: OPL/18/101 Health & Safety: Policy and Practice

The purpose of this course is to provide practical guidance on what governors should know and do to ensure that the school is being run in a safe way and without risk to health. Run by a Local Authority subject expert, the course takes a pragmatic approach to embedding health and safety awareness into school life, without becoming a barrier to the day-to-day business of the school and governing body. Among other things, delegates will consider some of the common myths that exist around health and safety. 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 10 October 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Venue TBC (North Area) Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: OPL/19/061 Ofsted: Governors Role in Inspection

The course examines the main Ofsted judgement headings and grades, and considers how effective school self-evaluation (supported by robust evidence) is essential. The tutor will outline the inspection process, explore the kind of questions asked by inspectors, discuss useful sources of evidence, and share a range of practical suggestions to help your governing body prepare in advance of the inspector’s call. The aim is to familiarise delegates with the implications of inspection for your school as a whole, and specifically for the governing body as part of the school leadership team. 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 10 October 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Queensway School Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: OPL/18/110 Follow up to the Clerks’ Induction

This training will follow on from the Clerks Induction. We will consolidate the knowledge from Induction training and answer queries arising from the initial months of being in post. This course looks to help you contribute to the effectiveness of the Governance Board and to share good practice with other Clerks. This training is free to LA clerks and clerks who's school subscribe to Clerks Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per clerk.

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1 11 October 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Venue TBC (Oxford Area) Map
Places remaining: 20

Code: OPL/18/111 Early Years Governance

The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) became statutory in September 2012 for all children 5 years and under. This session will introduce delegates to the main principles and practice of the statutory EYFS framework and how governors can review, evaluate and improve provision. 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 October 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Queensway School Map
Places remaining: 20

Code: OPL/18/100 Health & Safety: Policy and Practice

The purpose of this course is to provide practical guidance on what governors should know and do to ensure that the school is being run in a safe way and without risk to health. Run by a Local Authority subject expert, the course takes a pragmatic approach to embedding health and safety awareness into school life, without becoming a barrier to the day-to-day business of the school and governing body. Among other things, delegates will consider some of the common myths that exist around health and safety. 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 18 October 2018 19:00 - 21:00 The Grange Community Primary School Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: OPL/18/104 Finance: School Budget Construction & Monitoring

All governors are welcome to attend, but this course is particularly aimed at members of your Finance or Resources committee. The purpose of the session is to inform each governing body of its responsibilities for the management of its school’s budget. 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 October 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Venue TBC (South Area) Map
2 01 November 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Venue TBC (South Area) Map
Places remaining: 17