NGA hosted a series of seminars covering key issues affecting governance. We were delighted to be joined by some of the leading thinkers and experts in the sector.

You can view all of the seminars below.

Monday 14th June 2021 - The governing boards role in developing teachers

Joining  Emma Knights, NGA Chief Executive to discuss the governing board’s role in developing teachers and outlining the latest thinking was:

  • Frances Blurton, Developing Teachers and Leaders Division (DTLD), Department for Education
  • David Weston, Chief Executive, Teacher Development Trust
  • Cat Scutt, Director of Education & Research, The Chartered College for Teaching

Tuesday 15th June 2021 - The governing board’s role in developing leaders


Emma Knights hosted this seminar. We were delighted to be joined by representatives from the Department for Education who outlined the National Professional Qualifications and New Heads programme as well as sector leaders and experts who explored how governing board’s can support the development of their leaders.

Speakers:

  • Gareth Conyard, Deputy Director, Department for Education
  • Frances Blurton, Developing Teachers and Leaders Division (DTLD), Department for Education

Panellists:

  • Arv Kaushal, BAMEed Network Trustee and Equality Diversity & Inclusion manager, MK College Group
  • Kate Smith, HeadsUp Network Project Leader
  • Vivienne Porritt – Strategic Leader #WomenEd & Vice President of Chartered College of Education

Wednesday 16th June 2021 - Overseeing resources: the 3rd core function of governance

Emma Knights hosted this seminar and was delighted to be joined by:

  • Stephen Morales, ISBL Chief Executive
  • Hayley Dunn, ASCL Business Leadership Specialist
  • Tanya Arkle, ESFA Deputy Director, Academies South
  • Lynne Fletcher, SRMA

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Thursday 17th June 2021 - A long-term vision for education in England

Emma Knights hosted this seminar and was delighted to be joined by representatives from FED (Foundation for Education Development):

  • Carl Ward, Executive Chair of FED
  • Ann Limb, FED Ambassador
  • Patrick Wall, FED Trustee
  • Paul Drechsler CBE, FED Council member


Each presenter explored the long-term vision for Education in England, followed by a Q&A session.

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