The Governors' Podcast

Agenda Item 24.3 - To Feel Seen. To Feel Heard. Representation Matters! (Diversity: PART 3) | #TheGovernorsPodcast

May 11, 2022 Onevma Productions Season 2 Episode 13
The Governors' Podcast
Agenda Item 24.3 - To Feel Seen. To Feel Heard. Representation Matters! (Diversity: PART 3) | #TheGovernorsPodcast
Show Notes

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

  • What Are The 9 Protected Characteristics of the Equality Act 2010?
  • Speaking From Lived Experiences
  • The Importance of Representation - How You Can Attract, Find and Recruit Diverse Governors Who Feel A Connection To Your Environment / School Community - What You Say vs. What You Do… Matters!
  • Diversity Begins With The Mind - How Do You Think? How Do You Navigate the World?
  • Steven Bartlett quote: The person who makes you smarter isn’t always the smartest one in the room. Often it’s the most curious one in the room. “Why do we do that?” Leads you to question old assumptions. “What is?” Opens your eyes to new possibilities. Inquisitive people are catalysts for learning.

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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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