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