Clerking

Clerking

These modules will help new and experienced clerks to get a better understanding of their role and how to carry it out well.

Clerking a trust or an academy committee
Clerking a trust or an academy committee +

This module will help you to:

  • Be familiar with the terminology used in the governance of academies
  • Understand how the nature of governance varies in different forms of trust
  • Be able to help an academy trust fulfil its statutory duties
  • Be able to advise an academy committee as to its powers and responsibilities

Study time: Approximately 55 mins

Introduction to clerking academies
Introduction to clerking academies +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand the legal framework to clerking
  • Understand the function of clerking
  • Know the range of support a clerk can give a trust and governing board
  • Understand how clerking can vary across academies
  • Understand how the clerk is central to the successful working of the trust and  governing board

Study time: Approximately 55 mins

Introduction to clerking maintained schools
Introduction to clerking maintained schools +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand the legal framework to clerking
  • Understand the function of clerking
  • Know the range of support a clerk can give a governing board
  • Understand how the clerk is central to the successful working of the governing board

Study time: Approximately 1 hr

Recording a meeting
Recording a meeting +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand the principles behind good minutes
  • Understand how to strike the right balance when minuting
  • Know the multiple uses of minutes

Study time: Approximately 1 hr 15 mins

Supporting the governing board in raising school standards
Supporting the governing board in raising school standards +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand why the governing boards work focuses on the progress being made by pupils
  • Understand the data the governing board uses in monitoring the schools educational standards
  • Have practical knowledge of the part you play in supporting this

Study time: Approximately 55 mins

The clerk as coordinator of continuing professional development
The clerk as coordinator of continuing professional development +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand the development needs of governors at different stages of their time as governors
  • Know what types of training are available for governors
  • Explore other ways of improving governor’s professionalism
  • Focus on your own needs and know how to address them

Study time: Approximately 55 mins

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