Governing Body Self Evaluation and Review of the Chair

This course will familiarise board members with the 6 key features of effective governance; Strategic Leadership, Accountability, People, Structures, Compliance and Evaluation and consider how the Chair and the board should use these principles to undertake a thorough and robust self-evaluation of their effectiveness. Ofsted also takes a close interest in the effectiveness of governance which they then use to inform their overall judgements of leadership.
By the end of the course learners will be able to

• Identify resources and tools for self-evaluation and a 360 Review of the Chair
• Identify sources of support to assist in delivering change
• Construct an action plan to improve focus and develop governance

This course combines a mixture of activity and discussion to achieve maximum benefit for all learners. It is also a practical course that is designed to develop the skills and behaviours that builds the confidence and assertiveness of governors.

This course for governors is led by 
Alan Richards who is a National Leader of Governance and is suitable for academy and maintained school governors, not just chairs.

16th May 2019 Cancelled

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The course costs £30 per governor from schools in BGA membership, £20 per governor if two governors attend from the same GB and £15 per governor if three or more governors attend from the same GB.

If you book and are then unable to attend please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone 01226 790460 or cancel through the booking system from the email you receive.
Failure to do this may result in your school being charged.

Tea, coffee, water and biscuits are available throughout the course.

The Holiday Inn is on Barnsley Road, Dodworth Road, Barnsley S75 3 JT.
Parking is available at the front of or at the side of the Holiday Inn. The training room is on the first floor and there is a lift.
Please let us know if you have any special requests.