Author Archives: governingmatters

Governance in the spring and summer terms; reflecting and looking ahead matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
This has been a long and tiring term. As Easter approaches and governance slows down (it never stops completely!) I find myself sitting down with a cup of tea and looking back and reflecting on…

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Reducing teacher workload matters: Department for Education Guidance for trustees and boards by

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
Department for Education has today published materials to help boards and trustees help support workload reduction in their school(s) and for themselves. The links to various materials are as below. Support for governing boards and…

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Governance matters at #rEDBrum

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
Regular readers of this blog and my twitter followers know that I am a bit of a conference junkie! One of the conferences I enjoy attending are researchED ones. I was really happy to have…

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Choosing the right board matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
I have previously written about what may make a person the “right” person to have on your board. I think it is equally important for people to consider if the board they are thinking of…

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Staff wellbeing surveys matter: Guest Post

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
Bruce Greig is an entrepreneur and school governor. He served as Chair of Governors through two Ofsted inspections and worked with four headteachers. He set up School Staff Surveys after discovering how enlightening an anonymous…

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Relationships between Charity Boards and Executive Teams Matter

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
? On 6th February 2019 I attended an event “Building a Strong Relationships between Charity Boards and Executive Teams” organised by the consultancy and advisory firm, Gallanach. I found out about this event through Mike…

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A case for having uniforms

Originally posted on A Roller In The Ocean:
Years ago, when I was young, my father told me about someone who worked in his office. What this gentleman was earning barely made ends meet. He had two daughters and was…

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