The common feature of exceptionally well-led schools is that they all have strong and involved governing bodies and chairs of governors who make a major contribution to school strategies. Ofsted’s focus on the impact of leadership and management shows that the development of strong partnerships, based on support and challenge, between the headteachers and governors is something that schools should plan for and approach as strategically as they would when developing the curriculum.
- Learn how to use the twenty questions ( All Party Parliamentary Group on Education Governance and Leadership — 2nd Edition 2015)
- Confidently and assertively answer the questions Ofsted inspectors will ask of governors when evaluation the effectiveness of governance
- Learn how to implement the new guide to strategic planning for school governors and trustees (Framework for School Governance; NGA and Welcome Trust)
- Meet Ofsted’s ‘outstanding’ judgements about the effectiveness of leadership and management