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The NGA Leading Governance Development for Boards programme is funded by the Department for Education and is designed for boards governing multi academy trusts or groups of schools, or boards of schools in opportunity areas where the school is judged to be requiring improvement. This is a consultant-led bespoke programme that will be tailored to your board’s circumstances to improve practice and outcomes.
This is a bespoke programme designed for those who are governing in more complex circumstances. The chair or future chair of the governing board will join a development programme for chairs, and will work closely with a consultant analysing an online board self-evaluation, the results of which will inform an action plan for the governing board’s development. In addition, the consultant will engage with the whole board and senior leaders so that any further support such as coaching, mentoring and subject specific training needs can be identified and provided.
This programme consists of development for the board over a period of approximately three terms.
Designed to suit each board’s circumstances, this programme will include elements such as:
The development programme for boards is designed for each board’s development needs; common aspects for all programmes will include the elements described below:
Programme length – approximately three terms
The chair or future chair will take part in a development programme for chairs, both developing leadership competencies and building a self-supporting network
In the first half term
The board and senior executive leaders will complete an online board evaluation survey; an NGA consultant will work with the chair analysing the results and advise on the plan for board development
To run for about a term and a half
The NGA consultant will engage with the board through workshop delivery or bespoke training or meeting observation and will design ongoing support according to areas for development thus ensuring that that action planning is meaningful and on track
The final half term
The board will re-evaluate its effectiveness and, with the NGA consultant, progress and impact will be reported
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This Leading Governance Development for Boards programme aims to develop governance so that even in more complex circumstances, it is effective by:
The board will have a clear understanding of effective governance as follows:
Funding is available up to the value of £2,000. Please contact NGA to enquire about eligibility.
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