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Code: OPL/17/058 Induction Training - the essentials for all Governors

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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 25 November 2017 09:00 - 16:30 The Grange Community Primary School Map
Places remaining: 4

Code: OPL/17/125 Clerks’ Induction

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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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1 28 November 2017 10:00 - 13:00 Abbey House - OCC Map
2 30 November 2017 10:00 - 13:00 Abbey House - OCC Map
Places remaining: 17

Code: OPL/17/060 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 02 December 2017 09:00 - 16:30 Valley Road School Map
Places remaining: 14

Code: OPL/17/123 Taking the Chair

Are you a Chair of a governing body or a committee — or are you thinking about becoming one? This course explores how to ensure a shared strategic focus and good communication as you lead and manage the governing body team. This course is run by an experienced Chair of Governors who will discuss good practice and offer a practical approach. This training is free to governors who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £375 per governor

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1 02 December 2017 09:00 - 14:30 Venue TBC (Oxford Area) Map
Places remaining: 15

Code: OPL/17/122 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 04 December 2017 19:00 - 21:00 Venue TBC (Oxford Area) Map
Places remaining: 19

Code: OPL/17/088 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 04 December 2017 19:00 - 21:00 Valley Road School Map
Places remaining: 15

Code: OPL/17/111 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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1 05 December 2017 19:00 - 21:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
2 12 December 2017 19:00 - 21:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 11

Code: OPL/17/059 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 December 2017 09:00 - 16:30 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 8

Code: OPL/17/090 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 08 January 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Kirtlington Village Hall Map
Places remaining: 10

Code: OPL/17/070 Clerks’ Briefings

These briefings, essential for all clerks, are run three times year, and designed to keep clerks up to date of any new or changing national governance legislation and relevant Oxfordshire County Council news, both for their own information but also to pass on to their governing bodies. In addition, they provide an opportunity for clerks to raise any questions or issues they may have, and to network with other clerks and share good practice. 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 16 January 2018 13:00 - 15:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 14