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Code: OPL/19/044 Clerks’ Induction (2 parts) (Cancelled)

This session provides a comprehensive induction on the statutory role, duties and responsibilities of the clerk. Essential for all new clerks to attend, but more experienced clerks welcome for a refresher. 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 March 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
2 26 March 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: OPL/19/029 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 19 March 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Aureus School Map
2 26 March 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Aureus School Map
Places remaining: 6

Code: OPL/19/023 Ofsted: Governors Role in Inspection

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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 27 March 2019 19:00 - 21:00 The Grange Community Primary School Map
Places remaining: 12

Code: OPL/19/074 Exclusion Training for Governors

This course will aim to explain the role of the governing body in relation to exclusions and guide you through the process. There will also be the opportunity to give some context to the local issues faced in Oxfordshire. 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 28 March 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Venue TBC (Oxford Area) Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: OPL/19/019 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 March 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 11

Code: OPL/19/012 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 whose 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 March 2019 09:00 - 16:30 The Grange Community Primary School Map
Places remaining: 6

Code: OPL/19/048 Safer Recruitment for Governors

The Safer Recruitment course guides Governors and members of the senior team through the whole recruitment process. Particular attention is paid to ensuring attendees are aware of their responsibilities when recruiting staff including developing person specifications, understanding candidate application forms, developing interview techniques and questions and creating effective induction processes. There are overlaps with the Safeguarding For Governors’ course and together they provide Governors with a clear understanding of how putting the child at the centre of their role, will help protect them. 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 02 April 2019 18:00 - 21:00 Venue TBC (North Area) Map
Places remaining: 4

Code: OPL/19/050 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 April 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 10

Code: OPL/19/030 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 April 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Bloxham Church of England Primary School Map
2 02 May 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Bloxham Church of England Primary School Map
Places remaining: 15

Code: OPL/19/077 Exclusion Training for Clerks

From time to time, clerks will be required to clerk an Exclusions Panels meeting. This course takes clerks through the whole exclusion process and the part they play - before, during and after the process, including the administration duties surrounding it, recording decisions and advising governors on the procedure. This session will also touch on the role of the Governing board in Exclusions, so clerks are more aware of the expectations of them. 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 May 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Venue TBC (North Area) Map
Places remaining: 19