How to monitor and hold your school / trust to account Download Flyer

This course explains the principles of how to plan and execute monitoring of your school/trust. It provides best practice guidance on identifying sources of evidence, comparison with standards, methods of gathering evidence, agreeing the information to be provided by school leaders, recording and reporting monitoring findings and holding to account.

What you will learn
This governance training provides practice guidance on how to ensure you are effectively monitoring and holding your school or Trust to account.  It covers: 

  • How to ensure clarity on priorities, targets and KPIs
  • Effective oversight of performance management
  • Working smart - planning your governance work
  • Developing a governance monitoring plan
  • How to ensure effective monitoring – Plan, Do, Review
  • Receiving the right data in the right format
  • Having 'holding to account' discussions

Who should attend?
All governors and trustees, including those new to governance, or those who want a refresher.

Rosemary is a highly experienced governance consultant who ran the DfE governance leadership programme across the country for three years and within Essex for a further three years. She has extensive experience of undertaking governance reviews and designing, developing, and delivering training for governors and trustees. Rosemary’s background is in the corporate sector where she gained 20 years’ experience as a senior global leader. She has a BA(Hons) in Accountancy and Business Studies.
Rosemary has chaired boards in a large secondary academy, a maintained primary school, a primary school within a multi academy trust (MAT) and a large junior school within a diocesan MAT, as well as being a trustee in four different MATs. Rosemary was a designated National Leader of Governance and is currently vice chair of a growing MAT and has recently joined the local governing board of a special school in Essex. Rosemary is also an NGA consultant. 

What people say about our training:

‘The best governor training I have ever attended’

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

‘At last, training that provides 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. See our website for more details:

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Venue Trainer led via Zoom
Dates 02 November 2023
Time 18:30 to 20:30
Delegate Price £85.00
TSA Member Price £77.00
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