Author Archives: governingmatters

NGA London Regional Meeting matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
I attended the NGA London Regional meeting on 10th October 2017. I won’t write in detail about everything but will try and capture the important points made by governors. The first part of the meeting…

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@ICSA_News Conference: Academy governance matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
On 6th October I attended “Academy Governance: delivering continuous improvement” conference organised by ICSA. This was a well organised conference which gave the attendees a chance to listen to really good and varied presentations. I…

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Vision statement matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
One of the core functions of governors is to ensure clarity of vision. Myatt (2016: 79) has made the point that The strongest governing bodies express hope for their school. This statement is the basis…

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rED17 Blogs, presentations, video links

Originally posted on A Roller In The Ocean:
Toxic schools and how to avoid running them by David Weston This is the new m*th by Christian Bokhove Improving assessment: the key to education reform by Daisy Christodoulou ResearchED 2017 a…

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Why I feel/think the way I do about racism

Originally posted on A Roller In The Ocean:
Those of you who know me already know this. For those who don’t know me then it’s important that you know I’m a Muslim. My view on things are based on Islamic…

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Statutory guidance matters; removal of elected govenors

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
The Department for Education has today issued the updated statutory guidance setting out the arrangements for the constitution of governing bodies of all local-authority-maintained schools. It has been updated with guidance on new powers to…

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Interview matters; mistakes to avoid

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
On Saturday 1st July 2017 Katie Paxton-Dogget and I made our way to Aureus School in Didcot for the #WomenEd Regional event. We are grateful to Hannah Wilson who gave us the opportunity to present…

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