This course, split into two parts, is suitable as an induction for all recently appointed/elected governors or as a refresher course for long serving governors.
The aim of this training course 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 course 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 course 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.
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.