Modern Governor in the London Borough of Brent
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Derek Balaam spoke recently at our Modern Governor event - see his slides here about how Modern Governor e-learning for School Governors works in Brent.

Derek Balaam spoke recently at our Modern Governor event - see his slides here about how Modern Governor e-learning for School Governors works in Brent.

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Modern Governor in the London Borough of Brent Modern Governor in the London Borough of Brent Presentation Transcript

  • Modern Governor In Brent
    Derek Balaam – Brent LA
  • Why?
    Innovation
    New, alternative ways of achieving outcomes
    Go with the flow
    Low cost
  • Availability Of Governors?
    Governors busy people
    Already attend meetings in own time
  • What’s Good About E-Learning?
    Choose time
    Starbucks + Laptop = Mod. Gov.
    Own pace
    “I’ll finish it off tomorrow”
  • First Sliced Bread, Now……..?
    Complementary, not alternative (Well, that’s the theory!)
  • Why Modern Governor?
    Bite size – not too long
    Light, easy to understand, conversational tone
    Interactive – reading and thinking, not just listening
    Attractive, professional presentation
  • There’s More….
    Part of larger organisation – Learning Pool
    LA focus
    Technical support available
    Courses have input from NGA, COGS
  • Not Everything Is Rosy
    Uptake a constant struggle
    I’ve started but I may not finish…..
  • Possibilities?
    Use in face-to-face training course
    Use in GB development session
    Write own courses
  • Feedback
    Not for all
    Positive
  • The Bottom Line
    Manageable cost for school
    No cost to LA
    Schools have to opt out, not in!
    Contributes to LA drive towards e-learning
  • The End
    Thanks for listening!
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