Modern Councillor & Modern GovernorDave Briggs and Elaine Walton<br />
“The lack of a capable governing body is not a neutral absence for a school; it is a substantial disadvantage.”<br />The ‘...
Governance Today<br />c150 local authorities with an average..<br />2278 governor positions1<br />153 Governing Bodies1<br...
“The overloaded and overcomplicated nature of school governing is likely to make recruitment challenging, training complic...
Modern Governor<br />21 e-learning modules<br />Customisable Learning Pool DLE<br />Tailor our modules or create your own<...
Our Community<br />
Our modules<br />My Role as a Governor<br />Community Cohesion<br />Health and Safety<br />School Finance<br />School Recr...
“For some governors, induction can be a particularly important moment. There was evidence from schools that some governors...
Wiltshire County Council<br />
Elaine@learningpool.com<br />07500 706777<br />www.moderngovernor.com<br />@moderngovernor<br />facebook.com/moderngoverno...
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Learning Pool's Elaine Walton & Dave Briggs on 'E-learning for Councillors and Governors' at the Learning Pool Community Day, 14 September 2011.

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Learning Pool's Elaine Walton & Dave Briggs on 'E-learning for Councillors and Governors'.

  1. 1. Modern Councillor & Modern GovernorDave Briggs and Elaine Walton<br />
  2. 2. “The lack of a capable governing body is not a neutral absence for a school; it is a substantial disadvantage.”<br />The ‘hidden givers’: a study of school governing bodies in England. <br />University of Bath, funded by CfBT.<br />
  3. 3. Governance Today<br />c150 local authorities with an average..<br />2278 governor positions1<br />153 Governing Bodies1<br />361 hours of training delivered1<br />41% of governors attending at least 1 event1<br />Cost of training per hour of £44 per governor2<br />1 2009-2010 NCOGS National benchmarking data<br />2 Modern Governor case study, City of York Council<br />
  4. 4. “The overloaded and overcomplicated nature of school governing is likely to make recruitment challenging, training complicated, and retaining governors difficult.”<br />The School Governance Study<br />University of Bath<br />
  5. 5. Modern Governor<br />21 e-learning modules<br />Customisable Learning Pool DLE<br />Tailor our modules or create your own<br />Governance experts, NCOGS, NGA, DfE<br />Regularly refreshed content<br />Rapid release to governors<br />Fully trackable, reportable and certificated<br />
  6. 6. Our Community<br />
  7. 7. Our modules<br />My Role as a Governor<br />Community Cohesion<br />Health and Safety<br />School Finance<br />School Recruitment Practices<br />The New Governor<br />Safeguarding & Promoting Child Welfare<br />Admissions and Discipline<br />Governance of a Church School<br />Some Governors’ Questions Answered<br />Becoming a School Governor<br />Chairing Governing Body Meetings<br />Equality and Diversity <br />Writing for the Web<br />Is Governor Mark for Us?<br />Looked After Children<br />Self-Evaluation and the New Ofsted Framework<br />Governing Body Health-check Questionnaire<br />School Governors and Social Media<br />The Role of the Clerk<br />Effective Minute-Taking<br />
  8. 8. “For some governors, induction can be a particularly important moment. There was evidence from schools that some governors only fully understood the significance of their responsibilities following their induction.”<br />The ‘hidden givers’: a study of school governing bodies in England. <br />University of Bath, funded by CfBT.<br />
  9. 9. Wiltshire County Council<br />
  10. 10. Elaine@learningpool.com<br />07500 706777<br />www.moderngovernor.com<br />@moderngovernor<br />facebook.com/moderngovernor<br />

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