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Governance Professional Programme

This is a CPD Accredited Course

The Clerk is the board's governance professional.

Our Governance Professional Programme aims to equip and enable the governance professional to undertake their roles and responsibilities to enable and influence effective governance.

The course builds over three sessions to equip and enable the governance professional to fully understand their responsibilities and duties as the governing board's paid professional.

The programme includes:

Role of the Governance Professional

Meeting administrative and procedural requirements of governing boards of Maintained schools and Trusts.

Agenda Preparation and Professional Minute Taking

To know and understand the requirements of agenda preparation and production of professional minutes (school governance context).

Minute Assessment and Evaluation; Records Retention

Feedback from minutes assessment with reflective discussion on best practice supporting the review findings. Understanding roles and responsibilities regarding GDPR, DPO, FoI and SAR.

Are You Looking for Further Development?

We offer training sessions on our core training programme which cover the clerk's role in complaints, panel hearings and clerking in an academy structure.