Governance and Performance

Governance and Performance

Date Published: July 2014
Availability: In Stock
Price: £135.00

Available Options

Ticket Option:


Governance and Performance a Masterclass by Professor Chris James and Ruth Agnew

16th December 2014 | Birminghamby attendance as well as Live Streaming

“School Governing in England: Problematic Issues and Possible Solutions.” By Prof Chris James. University of Bath

this presentation, Chris will raise a number of problematic and challenging issues affecting School Governance and discuss potential responses. Key issues will include:

  • A critical appraisal of the role of the chair and the role of the clerk;
  • Stakeholder responsibility for the conduct of schools; Accountability of head teacher performance management;
  • Accountability to stakeholders and maintaining the strategic focus;
  • Land-grabbing by multi-academy trusts;
  • The tyranny of compliance and the absence of any record of who school governors in England are.

“Can Governors Really Make a Difference?” By Ruth Agnew: Director RMA Governor Support

In her presentation Ruth will examine a related set of issues including:

  • Governor recruitment, induction and training;
  • Governing body size and the paying of governors,
  • How can schools get the most out of Governors;
  • How can Governors get to know their school,
  • Working with, SLTs, Teachers, Support Staff, Pupils/Students, Parents and the wider community at shaping and sustaining the vision and ethos of the school and why it’s important,
  • And why Ofsted shouldn’t be at the top of our agendas.