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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

Governors and trustees need to have an understanding of school funding, to be aware of their responsibilities for financial oversight, and to ensure that their school organisation gets value for money whilst making an impact – no small ask for any governing board. 

The purpose of the session

At the end of this session participants should have a basic understanding of how to ensure that their school’s finances are being well spent.   

What will the session cover?

1. School funding – what income comes from where and what it should be spent on

2. Characteristics of an efficient school

3. Budget planning, monitoring and oversight

4. Financial efficiency, the tools available and how to use them

Who should attend?

Governors, trustees and academy committee members

The senior leadership team and school business manager or bursar are expected to attend

It is for suitable for a number of schools to share

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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