Modern Governor for Bristol School Governors, July 2013
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  • Subject matter experts can be Co-ordinators of Governor Services (COGS) within the MG community – highlight collaborative approach; NCOGS (National COGS), National Governors’ Association (NGA), Dioceses Updated regularly by SMEs – send us your feedback we like to hear your thoughts
  • Governors are volunteers and e-learning enables them to fit learning around other work-life commitments Biggest benefit is time Not intended to replace F2F but compliment it

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  • E-learning for School Governors
  • more for less community public sector collaborate e-learning increase capacity savings web 2.0 return on investment subscription dynamic learning environment authoring software podcasts online picture library online polls rapid e-learning Local government blended learning school governors elected representatives
  • Modern Governor • Moodle-based learning platform • Certificates, reports, • 25 e-learning modules • 80+ local authority customers • Approx 5k schools
  • The content • Subject Matter Experts • Available online, anytime • 25 modules available now in 5 categories • Continuously reviewed and refreshed
  • Challenges faced by LAs, Schools, Governors • Changes in LA budgets, personnel • Loss of knowledge, expertise • Communicating education legislation changes • Increase in social sharing • Recruiting school governors • ….and more!
  • Biggest benefit for Governors?
  • In 2013 21,000 school governors will use Modern Governor
  • South West Modern Governors 1. Bath & NE Somerset 2. Bournemouth 3. Bristol 4. Gloucestershire 5. Isle of Scilly 6. Oxfordshire 7. Poole 8. Somerset 9. South Gloucestershire 10.Wiltshire
  • Our Modules: “Getting Started” • Chairing Governing Body Meetings • Governance of a Church School • Some Governors’ Questions Answered • The New Governor • My Role as a Governor • Effective Minute Writing • The Role of a Clerk • Becoming a School Governor
  • “Developing Your Governing Body” • School Governors and Social Media • School Governors and Writing for the Web • Governing Body Health-check Questionnaire • Is Governor Mark for Us?
  • • Looked After Children • Health and Safety • Safeguarding and Promoting Child Welfare • Safeguarding and Child Protection for Non Children's Service Workers “Legislation and Policy” • Self-Evaluation and Ofsted • Equality and Diversity • Community Cohesion • School Recruitment • School Finance • Admissions and Discipline • FOI A Guide for Governors
  • “Academies” • Converting to Academy Status • Academy Governance
  • First Step! Sign-up for your free 30-day trial at:
  • If you like what you see: Subscribe via email to or call Bristol Governor Services team on 0117 9031 396
  • Thanks for listening! 07500 706777 @ModernGovernor