This programme is designed for those governing in MATs, empty MATs and federations of two or more schools, or boards of schools in DfE-specified areas of England where the school is rated by Ofsted as Requires Improvement. This is a consultant-led bespoke programme, that will be tailored to your board’s circumstances, to improve practice and outcomes, and includes two places on the Development for Chairs programme. It can be fully-funded by the DfE, with at least £2,500 of funding available per eligible trust or board.
The Department for Education (DfE) has currently paused funding for these programmes due to higher than expected demand. Please contact the leading governance team at [email protected] to discuss your individual board requirements.
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Your consultant will work closely with the board, analysing an online board self-evaluation, the results of which will enable the board to plan with the consultant the support that will be offered. Leadership skills can be strengthened for one to two board members per school through participation in the Leading Governance development for chairs programme.
What’s included in the programme?
Designed to suit each board’s circumstances, this programme will include elements such as:
- evaluation of the board’s strengths and areas for development
- face-to-face or virtual engagement with the board
and senior leaders
- co-creation of a governance action plan
up to two board members per school can join a leadership development programme.
Benefits of the programme
The board will have a clearer understanding of effective governance as follows:
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Costs and eligibility
Funding of at least £2,500 of is available per eligible trust or board. Please read the Terms and Conditions of the programme or contact us should you wish to enquire about eligibility for funding.
When further funding becomes available and if you are eligible we will reimburse you the cost of the programme If you choose to self-fund.
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