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Governor training - Course descriptions

Descriptions of all governor training courses available.

Newly appointed governors (mandatory)

Facilitator/s: Kate Phillips - School and Governor Team Manager

Newly appointed chairs (mandatory)

Facilitators: Kate Phillips - School and Governor Team Manager

Newly appointed clerks to governors (mandatory)

Facilitator/s: Kate Phillips - School and Governor Team Manager

Understanding of school data - primary (mandatory)

Facilitator/s: Mike Jones - Head of Management Systems Unit; Anthony Quick, Helen Richards - Systems Support and Development Officers.

Understanding of school data (secondary) (mandatory)

Facilitators: Mike Jones - Head of Management Systems Unit; Anthony Quick, Helen Richards - Systems Support and Development Officers.

New headteachers

Facilitator/s: Kate Phillips - Manager, School and Governor Team.

Supporting looked after children in our schools

Facilitator: Sue Phillips - Looked after Children co-ordinator.

Additional Learning Needs (ALN)

Facilitator: Helen Osborne - Senior Educational Psychologist.

Child protection

Facilitator: Paul Henwood - Child Protection and Safeguarding officer.

Redundancy

Facilitator: Kath Jones - Principal Officer Human Resources.

Finance and budgets

Facilitators: Brian Roles - Head of Education Planning and Resources Service; Kelly Small - Head of Revenue Planning Unit.

Health and safety

Facilitator: Wendy Baker - Senior Health and Safety trainer.

Management of absence

Facilitator: Kathryn Jones - Principal Officer Human Resources.

Safer recruitment

Facilitator: Kathryn Jones - Principal Officer Human Resources.

Exclusions and the role of the pupil disciplinary committee

Facilitator: Claire Abraham - School Admissions Officer

HR courses

Facilitator: Kathryn Jones, Principal HR Officer.

The Role of the Wellbeing Governor

Facilitated by various Health and Welfare professionals.

New Estyn Inspection Arrangements for Governors

From September 2017, schools will be inspected by Estyn using a brand new framework.

Online safety training

With children in our schools being brought up in the digital age, all schools have a responsibility to provide lessons based on Digital Citizenship and E-Safety, to reduce the risks of online dangers.

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