The Boards' role in exclusions and panel hearings (for Governors and Trustees) Download Flyer
A guide for boards on their duties hearing appeals and overseeing exclusions
Overview Governing boards may be asked to form a panel in several circumstances, such as hearing an exclusion appeal, dealing with a disciplinary issue, or hearing a complaint. These are becoming more common, so being well prepared for these is essential.
This webinar provides guidance to organising exclusion hearings and other statutory panels. On this webinar, the following will be explored:
Understanding the different types of panels you may need to convene
How to approach exclusion hearings
How to ensure parental complaints are heard
The importance of a policy
How to manage appeals hearings
How to manage disciplinary hearings
The different roles on the panel
Where to get support
Who should be involved
All delegates receive an electronic copy of the presentation and supporting materials and resources to help them be more impactful in their governance role.
Who should attend? Any governors or trustees involved in sitting on or leading panels or hearings.
Tutor Rosemary Lovatt is an NLG and led National Leaders of Governance (NLGs) across the East of England and NE London for many years. She is currently Vice Chair of a large multi academy trust. She is an experienced governance tutor, chair and trustee who has supported boards across England and has trained thousands of governors and trustees.
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