The Governors' Podcast

Agenda Item 24.2 - 18+? No Prior Experience Required! (Diversity: PART 2) | #TheGovernorsPodcast

April 04, 2022 Onevma Productions Season 2 Episode 12
The Governors' Podcast
Agenda Item 24.2 - 18+? No Prior Experience Required! (Diversity: PART 2) | #TheGovernorsPodcast
Show Notes

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

  • The Importance and Necessity of Diversity of Age On Boards and Governing Bodies - Bringing The Boardroom Into The 21st Century, By Having Younger People Around The Table Who Bring The Lived Experience
  • Understanding the Difference Between Culture-Add and Culture-Fit
  • How To Include The Student Voice In Strategic Spaces To Better Serve Them In Today’s World From The Top Down
  • Thinking About The Journey of the Child Through The Education Sector - In Which Year Were You Born? In Which Decades Were You Educated?
  • Challenging The Barriers To Entry Given That Being 18+ Is The Only Stipulated Requirement: Age Is More Than A Number… It Is Also Generational Representation, Attitude, Professionalism and Experiences 

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Interested in diversifying your boards and governing bodies, specifically in terms of age, visit Education Governance Solutions - Transforming Students: 

'We need more school governors who look like me' BBC News Article: 

 GovernorHub / The Key’s Report:  


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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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