Governor training and development

All governor training is booked through GovernorHub or my emailing governor.training@milton-keynes.gov.uk

Governor Courses

Contact details for GovernorHub training queries:

Christine Strudley  - Business Support Assistant 01908 252835 

Penny Giraudeau  – Leadership and Governance Development Manager 01908 253787  

Meeting dates for Chairs & Vice Chairs of Governing Boards with senior officers & the Lead Member

Summer Term 2017

Chairing skills - getting it right (course code T011)
9 May 2017

Safeguarding - The governor role (course code T005)
10 May 2017 

SEND - what governors need to know (T016)
6 June 2017

Governance in the 21st Century - governorship for newly appointed and re-appointed governors (course code T007)
10 June 2017

Employment Law Update (T014)
13 June 2017

Financial considerations when joining or becoming a Multi-Academy Trust (T008)
15 June 2017

The performance management process and pay - the governor's role (course code T013)
20 June 2017

Safer Recruitment (course code T009)
22 June 2017

The principles and processes in risk management and how they apply to schools (T017)
28 June 2017

The role of the Development Governor (course code T015)
29 June 2017

Meeting the potential of more able students (course code T012)
4 July 2017

Meaningful engagement with stakeholders (course code T003)
6 July 2017

Promoting positive mental health in schools Conference (course code T015)
12 July 2017

Governor visits to school (course code T010)
12 July 2017


Autumn Term 2017

Safer Recruitment (course code T032)
15 September 2017

Safeguarding - the governor's role (course code T040)
20 September 2017

Governance in the 21st Century - governorship for newly appointed and re-appointed governors (course code T031)
23 September 2017

Development Governors' Seminar (course code T041)
25 September 2017

Using data in Special Schools to provide challenge and support (course code T030)
28 September 2017

Governors' Annual Conference (course code T001)
30 September 2017

Monitoring and evaluation - The governor's role (course code T047)
3 October 2017

Workshop to Raise Awareness about Prevent (WRAP ) and FGM (course code T042)
5 October 2017

Roles and responsibilities of academy directors, governors and trustees (course code T044)
10 October 2017

Early Years Foundation Stage and Early Years Foundation Stage Profile Overview for Governors (course code T034)
12 October 2017

Understanding finance in Special Schools (course code T035)
16 October 2017

An overview of schools finance - maintained (course code T036)
2 November 2017

Governing Board Effectiveness Self-Review (course code T038)
6 November 2017

An overview of academy finance (course code T037)
9 November 2017

Joining or forming a MAT (course code T045)
13 November 2017

Safer Recruitment (course code T033)
14 November 2017

Using the new Competency Framework for Governance (course code T043)
22 November 2017

Working at a strategic level in accordance with the Nolan Principles (course code T046)
23 November 2017

Understanding ASP (RAISE replacement) (secondary) (course code T048)
28 November 2017

Understanding ASP (RAISE replacement) (primary) (course code T049)
29 November 2017

 

Spring Term 2018

Safer Recruitment (course code T050)
9 January 2018

Using self-evaluation to improve outcomes (course code T086)
11 January 2018

Governance in the 21st Century - governorship for newly appointed and re-appointed governors (course code T083)
16 January 2018

Development Governors' Seminar (course code T085)
22 January 2018

Understanding ASP (RAISE replacement) (primary) (course code T087)
23 January 2018

Safeguarding - the governor's role (course code T084)
25 January 2018

Advanced schools finance - maintained (course code T080)
1 February 2018

Advanced academy finance (course code T081)
8 February 2018

Safer Recruitment (course code T051)
27 February 2018

Safer Recruitment (course code T052)
22 March 2018

 

Governor courses Cancellation Policy Oct 2016 (PDF, 92KB)

You may wish to complete the Governor training report Oct 2016 (PDF, 81KB)as a means of reporting back to your governing body about the training you have undertaken. You can access to the following documents for some ideas to customised wgb body training Oct 2016 (PDF, 155KB)

Data Protection

A computer system is used to manage bookings.

Protocols and procedures are in accordance with Milton Keynes Council’s Data Protection Policy.

Equal Opportunities and Disability

We endeavour to make all services available to all governors.

We operate within the policies laid down by Milton Keynes Council.

Comments/Suggestions

We try to ensure that training meets the needs of governors. New ideas and suggestions for improvement are welcome. Please forward your views to the Leadership and Governance Services team.

Help and Enquiries

If you need any assistance, do not hesitate to contact a member of the Leadership and Governance Services. Our direct lines are:

Christine Strudley (Business Support Assistant - Governors)

Tel: 01908 252835

Amy Morris (Business Support Assistant - Governors)

Tel: 01908 253903

Penny Giraudeau (Leadership and Governance Manager)

Tel: 01908 253787