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Training can be delivered via face-to-face and online workshops by NGA consultants. Our workshops are easily accessible and designed to be both interactive and engaging. They provide the opportunity to learn with fellow governors and trustees on a virtual or face-to-face basis.

Session impact

A strong board is crucial if you want to get the most out of your time as a governor and make a real difference.

This means the board dynamics and your relationships with fellow board members will all play a part.

This session will look at how you can build up these relationships and ensure your board is as effective as can be.

The purpose of the session

Effective governance depends on the establishment of good professional relationships. When ensuring decisions are being made in the interests of all pupils; trust and communication are key.  At the end of this session, participants will be aware of the expectations upon them, and have the confidence to ensure that their governance framework is designed to support the development of good relationships.    

 What will this session cover?

1. Expectations of everyone involved in governing

2. The importance of trust

3. Establishing healthy relationships

4. Good communication

5. When things go wrong

This session can also include a section on effective meetings.

Who should attend?

Governors, trustees, academy committee members and clerks

It is for suitable for a number of schools to share

The senior leadership team is expected to attend

How will the session work?

This is a two-hour session.

All NGA sessions are interactive and provide information, activities and opportunities for discussion.

For more information on this session, please submit a 'contact us' form at the top of this page or phone 0121 237 3788 (option 5)

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