As a provider nationally approved by the Department for Education, this programme offers both new and experienced clerks an opportunity to develop their role so that they can contribute effectively to governance at their school or academy trust. New clerks will be able to develop their understanding of clerking and develop essential knowledge and skills, whilst experienced clerks will be able to enhance and develop their competencies and expertise.
The programme will consist of:
Module 1 - 7th March - Understanding Governance and the Role of the Clerk
Module 2 - 18th April - Administration, Advice and Guidance
Module 3 - 13th June - People and Relationships
Module 4 - 11th July - Panels and Evaluation of Programme Learning and Impact
All face-to-face Modules will be held at Rushey Mead Academy, from 9am to 1pm, and lunch will be provided.
The cost of the programme is £395 per delegate; £315 will be funded by the Department for Education, which means that schools will only be required to pay £80.
Clerks to Governors Development Programme (Cohort 11)
Scholarships are available from the Department for Education, at £315 per delegate, subject to criteria.*Please note, should you wish to withdraw from the programme less than two weeks before the start date, or fail to attend any of the units, your school may be charged the full cost of the programme at £395.