Challenge and support matters; a Head’s view. With thanks to Ros McMullen

Governing Matters

Today I read a brilliant blog post by Ros McMullen. She is the Principal of David Young Community Academy (DYCA) in Leeds and the CEO of LEAF Academy Trust. In her post Ros talks about why staff at DYCA remain so very positive and how the ethos remains so strong. Many of the things Ros talks about resonated with me. These are about support and challenge and the importance of both of these. Ros talks about support and challenge of and by staff at DYCA but these are equally applicable to governors. After all, support and challenge are the raison d’être for governors and governing bodies.

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Below I am reproducing those parts of blog post which I think are pertinent to governors. I think governors would benefit from knowing that Heads value both support and challenge…

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