The session aims to enable school leaders to understand how to jointly develop effective working practices with governing bodies which are mutually supportive and respective of each other’s roles and responsibilities.
It will enable you to:
- explore how to build an effective partnership with the governing body and ensure it operates strategically, challenges appropriately and is accountable to its stakeholders
- understand what key information headteachers should provide to the governing body and what makes a good headteacher report
- know the duties and powers of the governing body and how to explore the nature of the relationship between the Chair and the headteacher
- be aware of the key features of a good/outstanding governing body.