How to monitor finances as a Governor or Trustee Download Flyer
Boards have a responsibility to oversee financial management and ensure value for money. New requirements for maintained schools and academies mean financial scrutiny by boards needs to be well organised, thorough and transparent.

This training session explains the expectations on boards to ensure finances in their school(s) are well managed, used effectively and are maximising impact on pupils education and care.

The following will be explored;

  • Understanding the latest financial regulations for academies and schools
  • What are the DfE expectations of boards?
  • How to benchmark your schools finances
  • What does value for money mean and how to measure it?
  • The boards role in resource management

Who should attend?
Any governor or trustee with responsibility for school finances

Rosemary Lovatt – An experienced National Leader of Governance and NLG Advocate for East of England and NE London. An experienced chair and governance tutor who runs the DfE Governance Leadership Programme across England.

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 (subject to social distancing guidance).

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.

Logistics and Booking 
Please complete your online booking by selecting the 'BOOK' link next to the date 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 TSA Administrator.  Email:  Tel: 01277 314420. 


Delegate Price £70.00
TSA Member Price £63.00
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