March 2022 - Eteach's myth-busting series: Episode 7 - Making the commitment

There are lots of questions surrounding how much of a commitment it is to become a school governor. What are the responsibilities of being on a board, and can it work for you?

In our final episode of this series, we’ll be discussing the common myths and misconceptions around how much of a commitment it is to be on a governing board.

 

February 2022 - Eteach's myth-busting series: Episode 6 - Strategic vs operational

The governing board plan the strategic direction of the school and they don’t get involved in the day to day running of a school. But what does strategic direction involve?

In the sixth episode of our series, we’ll be finding out the difference between strategic and operation when it comes to school leadership and learning some top tips on how to stay strategic.

February 2022 - Eteach's myth-busting series: Episode 5 - From outside the sector

There’s a common myth that you must already be working in education to be a school governor. However, it takes lots of different people from a variety of sectors to create a diverse and knowledgeable board that can really make a difference.

In the fifth episode of our series, we'll be addressing the common misconception that you must be working in education to be a governor with Governors for Schools' CEO, Hannah Stolton.

February 2022 - Eteach's myth-busting series: Episode 4 - Experience level explained

In this episode, eteach and NGA dispell the myths around the level of experience you need to be a school governor.

 

February 2022 - Eteach's myth-busting series: Episode 3 - Parents and governance

In this episode NGA and Eteach discuss common misconceptions around parents and governance.

January 2022 - Eteach's myth-busting series: Episode 2 - Role models & representation

In this episode of eteach's myth-busting series they discuss the importance of diversity on school boards with guest speaker, Lea Scholey from Governors for Schools.

January 2022 - Eteach's myth-busting series: Episode 1 - The Young Governor

This episode focuses on young governance and common misconceptions around age and school governance. NGA's Rani Kaur and Dr Samuel Tranter debunk common myths around being a young governor and show how young governrs can really make a difference in schools.

 

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