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Strategy: living your values, reaching your vision, managing the risk

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At a glance

This module explores the board’s role in school strategy and the processes that will help ensure a targeted and successful approach.

You will cover:

    what clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction means
    the concept and process of developing an ambitious and clear strategy
    managing risk and evaluations
    your board’s role in your school strategy
    Study time

    2 hours

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    and certification

    Module description

    Governors and trustees are often told that they must be strategic, but it can be unclear what this means for schools and their organisations.

    We have designed this module to tackle the issues that can arise when your board is exploring the schools vision, ethos and strategic direction. It also looks at the process the school will need to go through when developing an ambitious vision and strategy.

    Other elements that this modules explores includes: managing risk, evaluation effectiveness and your boards role in shaping and monitoring your organisations strategy.

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