This one day training course (and also the modular programme that is split into two parts) are suitable as an induction for all recently appointed/elected governors or as a refresher course for long serving governors.
The aim of this training day is to give governors more confidence in fulfilling their role by providing them with a 'job description' and raising awareness and understanding of education and governance issues. The day also offers an excellent opportunity to meet with other newly appointed governors from across the city and share experiences and ideas.
Through a variety of activities, presentations, discussions and handouts governors will learn about the overall purpose and responsibilities of the governing body and its three key roles. The course covers:
This full day session is a must for all recently appointed governors, including headteachers and staff governors. It can also serve as a refresher course for longer standing governors who have not attended training recently, to update their knowledge in the light of the many new initiatives and developments in education. Lunch will be provided and a programme for the day will be sent out to governors with booking confirmation.
For those governors who cannot attend a full day, the course is also offered in two separate sessions held over consecutive weeks covering the same content as the one day course.
You can apply in the following ways:
You will receive a confirmation of your booking approximately seven days before the course is due to take place. Please telephone us if you have not received anything within that time.
For further help, please telephone the governor services helpline on 0161 778 0265.