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Aylesbury Canal Society

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Circus Field Basin
Aylesbury, Buckinhamshire HP20 1AP United Kingdom
http://aylesburycanal.org.uk/

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December 2017

Good to Outstanding Governance

14 December @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Aylesbury Canal Society, Circus Field Basin
Aylesbury, Buckinhamshire HP20 1AP United Kingdom
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This module is aimed at governing bodies of schools who are aiming to become outstanding. It is an interactive session that will enable governors to understand how inspectors judge outstanding governance and what this means in practice. It looks at the features of outstanding governing bodies, including the criteria that have been highlighted in recent governance reports under the latest inspection frameworks. It involves work on the descriptors for outstanding leadership and management, the latest publications on governance, suggestions for…

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February 2018

Meeting Statutory Requirements

21 February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Aylesbury Canal Society, Circus Field Basin
Aylesbury, Buckinhamshire HP20 1AP United Kingdom
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This module will explore the general responsibilities that the Governing Body has for the strategic direction of the school and ways in which the statutory responsibilities can be viewed as tools to promote high standards across various aspects of school life including educational achievement. The delivery of this module will include presentation as well as opportunities for discussion and reflection. Governors will be encouraged to work independently and in small groups in order to consider how the statutory responsibilities require…

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March 2018

The Role of the Governing Body in an Ofsted Inspection

07 March 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Aylesbury Canal Society, Circus Field Basin
Aylesbury, Buckinhamshire HP20 1AP United Kingdom
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The aim of the course: ‘The role that governance plays in ensuring that every child receives the best possible education has never been more important. We should not underestimate just how vital the role of governors and trustees has become in helping to raise standards. It is also why Ofsted now shines a brighter spotlight on the effectiveness of governing boards, and reports on their performance and their impact in greater detail. In short, the role is so important that…

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June 2018

Becoming an Effective Governor

06 June 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Aylesbury Canal Society, Circus Field Basin
Aylesbury, Buckinhamshire HP20 1AP United Kingdom
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Ofsted’s current 14 criteria for governance raise significant new and refined challenges. That number increased from 9 to 14, and the next framework (in development now) is not expected to, in any way, reduce the relentless focus on governance. New aspects include reference to the agenda which has become known as ‘British values’; an explicit requirement for a very active transparency towards stakeholders; an expectation that governors do not confine their influence to within the school grounds; and an expectation…

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