Recovering from the financial impact of the pandemic (for Governors and Trustees) Download Flyer
..... considerations for boards as they approve the 2020-21 budget
Overview Many boards are concerned about their school budget, with 1 in 8 schools now in deficit. The pandemic has compounded the situation. So, what should boards consider when approving the 2021/22 budget?
This webinar provides practical guidance on how boards should approach agreeing a budget for 2021/22. On this webinar you will learn:
Understanding current challenges and the national picture
Update on the National Funding Formula and budgets for 2021/22
How to think strategically about the budget
Linking the budget to the curriculum and outcomes
How to benchmark to explore alternatives and value for money
Questions boards should ask about staffing
How to be involved in strategic planning and forward financial planning
What financial key performance indicators should you monitor?
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? Governors or trustees of all education phases. Governors or trustees of all education phases responsible for financial oversight.
Tutor Rosemary Lovatt is the NLG Advocate for East of England and NE London. She is an experienced chair and governance tutor who runs the Governance Leadership Programme across England.
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About our training As experienced Chairs of Governors we strongly believe in providing training that gives you the knowledge, tools and examples to be effective governors. Our aim is to give you the confidence and tools to improve your governance as quickly and effectively as possible. All our training is provided by National Leaders of Governance who are experienced governance trainers. See our website for more details: www.nlgeast.co.uk
About NLGs National Leaders of Governance (NLGs) are experienced chairs of governing boards. All NLGs have been through a rigorous designation process from the National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), a part of the Department for Education (DfE), to demonstrate that we have the skills, experience and attributes to be a National Leader of Governance. All NLGs are either actively chairing standalone schools or academies, local governing boards or multi academy trust (MAT) trust boards or have done so within the last five years. All NLGs are trained to support governors through mentoring and coaching and provide governance services which are quality assured.