The Governors' Podcast

Agenda Item 23 - Fight The Fear of Finance | #TheGovernorsPodcast

February 09, 2022 Onevma Productions Season 2 Episode 10
The Governors' Podcast
Agenda Item 23 - Fight The Fear of Finance | #TheGovernorsPodcast
Show Notes

For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;

  • The Myth of Requiring An Accountancy Background To Be A Member of the Finance Committee and/or Justifiably Participating In Discussions About The School’s Budget and Financial Activities
  • Understanding The Money Management From The Inside - It’s Really Just Income and Expenditure But Narrative Is Also Necessary
  • The Timescales For Drafting The Budget In Maintained Schools (Financial Year vs the Academic Year for Academies)
  • How To Navigate Committee Meetings, Even The Ones You’re Not On
  • Financial Probity Is A Key Element Of Good Governance Practice - How Are You Upholding Your Duties?

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Sharon Warmington
--> School Governor, Professional Clerk and Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner 

Olivia D Hinds
--> Chair of a Teaching and Learning Committee, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor


The Governor's Podcast launched in February 2021 
The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions Limited
The current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 1-2 per month).
The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.

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