NGA continues to support governing boards through its series of podcasts.
You can find details of our latest podcasts below. All of our podcasts will be available to listen to on this page.
Time to reflect?
Well, that has been a busy summer term, it has been testament to the strength of boards and senior leadership along with their staff that we have come through the lockdown the way we have.
August is a chance for us all to take stock of where we are, look ahead to the new academic year and look at the big strategic issues we face.
Listen to episode 4
Episode 3: Planning ahead - what does September look like?
Join Emma Knights OBE, NGA Chief Executive, Sam Henson, NGA Director of Policy and information , Emma Balchin, NGA Director of Professional Development and Steve Edmonds, NGA Director of Advice and Guidance as they discuss the latest policy announcements from DfE and they make sense of where we are now. We explore the key issues in planning for the September return to school, catch up money and how and what you should be focussed on monitoring if you can’t visit your school.
Listen to episode 3
Episode 2: Examining the new Ofsted inspection framework
Join us as Emma Knights OBE , NGA Chief Executive, explores NGA’s latest report into the new Education Inspection Framework with Sam Henson, NGA Director of Policy and information and Nina Sharma, NGA Policy and Information Officer. We outline our findings into the impact of the new framework on governors, outline what has improved and what could be improved to support governors and trustees.
Listen to episode 2
Episode 1: Governing through COVID-19
Listen to our monthly update on the latest school governance issue. In this episode Emma Knights OBE, NGA Chief Executive, is joined by Steve Edmonds, NGA Director of Advice and Guidance and Emma Balchin, NGA Director of Professional Development to discuss the challenges faced by schools during the COVID-19 lockdown and how NGA has supported all schools. We explore the role CPD can play on the lockdown and we also look ahead to our next podcast covering our report into the new Ofsted inspection framework.
Listen to episode 1