Author Archives: governingmatters

Learning to read Urdu and Arabic

Originally posted on A Roller In The Ocean:
I’m very fortunate to have grown up in a household where different languages are spoken. I’ve grown up listening to Urdu, Punjabi and English. My father also speaks a bit of Farsi…

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@ICSA_News and House of Lords’ Select Committee report matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
ICSA: The Governance Institute is the professional body for governance with members in all sectors. They work with regulators and policy makers to champion high standards of governance and provide qualifications, training and guidance. Below…

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SEND Governor matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
I was invited to the launch of the Driver Youth Trust report, Through the Looking Glass. There were interesting presentations followed by a panel discussion. During the panel discussion StarlightMcKinzie asked a very important question,…

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Some of the questions about the role of the SEND Governor which matter

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
The other day StarLightMckenzie led a @UKGovChat discussion on “How can governors ensure SEND gets the attention it deserves?”  There were some very important questions raised during the discussion. I thought it would be helpful…

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Fourth Anniversary Matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
I started blogging four years ago this March. At that time I didn’t know how long I would keep on writing so I’m quite pleased to be still here four years later. As in previous…

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Thank goodness my parents filled my head with facts!

Originally posted on A Roller In The Ocean:
Every Saturday my daughter volunteers at a day care centre for the elderly. On weekends there is a reduced number of staff on duty and as she’s under 18 I was asked…

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We can be many things!

Originally posted on A Roller In The Ocean:
The above picture is doing the rounds on Twitter. I assume people who like it think it shows empowering girls or that it’s a feminist statement. As far as I’m concerned it’s…

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