Author Archives: governingmatters

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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Major incidence matters; some questions for governors to consider/ask

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
A few months ago I attended a workshop on helping protect against and preparing for a terrorist attack. After the events in Manchester and London I thought it may help other governors if I shared…

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Governors and @researchED1 matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
researchED is a grass-roots movement which aims to improve research literacy and allows educators to access best research. As governors we need to be interested in education and this interest should go beyond governance in…

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Governance matters at the #EducationFest

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
One of the biggest events on the edu conference calendar is back. The Telegraph Festival of Education is being held on the 22nd and 23rd of June at Wellington College. This will be third year…

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