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Governor training - Newly appointed chairs

Facilitators: Kate Phillips - School and Governor Team Manager; Kathryn Thomas - School Support Unit Manager.

The training will include:

  • the role and responsibilities of the chair of governors
  • working with the headteacher and clerk to governors
  • managing effective meetings
  • dealing with difficult situations - through group work and discussion

Mandatory governor training came into force in September 2013.

  • Chairs of governors will need to complete mandatory training within six months of being elected
  • If they are re-elected as chair, they will not have to complete the training again, unless they have had a break in service of five years or more
  • Chairs will be exempt from the requirement to undertake this training if they have already attended Local Authority Chair Training within the last two years of the regulations coming into force.

This training is also advisable for vice chairs and chairs of committees.

Date: Thursday 24 May 2018

Time: 4.30-6.30pm

Venue: Committee Room 1, Civic Centre 

Telephone: 01792 636552
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