Governance of SEND WEBINAR Download Flyer

As schools experience rising numbers of pupils with SEND and tighter funding, governance of SEND, including oversight of the quality of education provided to SEND pupils and the inclusiveness of the curriculum, should be a high priority for all boards

This governance training provides practical guidance on the governance of SEND and ensuring your school is inclusive.

  • What is SEND?
  • What are the statutory roles and responsibilities relating to SEND?
  • What is the SEND Engagement Model and your responsibilities?
  • What it means to be an inclusive school
  • How to monitor SEND finances and value for money
  • How to monitor all aspects of SEND
  • How to hold to account for provision and outcomes of SEND pupils
  • How to develop a SEND governance action plan
  • Sources of information and guidance to help you in your SEND governance role

All delegates will receive an electronic copy of the presentation and supporting materials and resources to help them to be more impactful in their governance role.

Who should attend?
Any governors or trustees who have responsibilities for SEND, or governors who want to understand more about governance of SEND and inclusion.

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.

As an experienced Chairs of Governors, Rosemary strongly believes in providing training that gives you the knowledge, tools and examples to be an effective governor. Rosemary's aim is to give you the confidence and tools to improve your governance as quickly and effectively as possible. 

What people say about our training

‘The best governor training I have ever attended’

‘Inspiring! Thank you! I now feel confident to be a more strategic governor’

‘At last, training that provides the tools, examples and checklists to help us do the job’

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. Our training can be provided as webinars, bespoke sessions for your board or group of schools or face to face sessions.

About NLGs
National Leaders of Governance (NLGs) are experienced chairs of governing boards. All NLGs have been through a rigorous designation process to demonstrate they 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.

Logistics and Booking 
Please complete your online booking by selecting the 'BOOK' link next to the date you wish to attend from the grid below and using the 'BOOK' link.  If the 'BOOK' link is not visible, please let us know you are interested in the next available date by selecting the 'ENQUIRE' button below.
If you have any difficulties, please contact Melanie Jones, Billericay Teaching Alliance Administrator.  Email:  Tel: 01277 314420. 

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Other Governance Training
We provide a range of Governance training for your school, (full packages, bespoke sessions or pay as you go public courses).  Please visit the 'CPD & Training' tab of our website for further information 


Dates 09 March 2023
Time 18:30 to 20:30
Delegate Price £85.00
TSA Member Price £77.00
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