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Board dynamics and good relationships

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At a glance

A strong board is crucial if you want to make a real difference in your governance role. Board dynamics and your relationships with fellow board members all play a part. This session looks at how you can build up these relationships to ensure your board is as effective as it can be.

This session will cover:

Expectations of everyone involved in governing
The importance of trust
Establishing healthy relationships
Good communication
When things go wrong
Effective meetings (optional)
Fully bespoke

This session can be tailored to the circumstances of your school or trust.

2 hour session

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Who is this suitable for?

The session is suitable for the following and will be contextualised for each setting:

  • Governors
  • Trustees
  • MAT academy committee members (local governing body)
  • Whole governing boards in any setting

We would also recommend the attendance of:

  • The governance professional
  • The senior leadership team

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What are the benefits?

Trust, communication and good professional relationships are key to ensure decisions are being made in the interests of all pupils. At the end of this session, you will be aware of the expectations upon your board and will have the confidence to ensure that your governance framework supports the development of good relationships.

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How will you learn?

  • This session can be delivered via face-to-face or online workshop
  • It will be facilitated by a quality-assured NGA consultant with relevant governance and training expertise
  • The session will be interactive with a mixture of participant activities and facilitator-led explanation and discussion
  • It will be supported with session materials including a resource toolkit to help with next steps

Enquire now to book this for your board(s)

Book your training

If you would like to book the session or find out more then make an enquiry.

This training is designed for a group of participants at a school, trust or other organisation.

It is also suitable for a group of schools to share.

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