The Governors' Podcast

Agenda Item 26 - Speak Up for The Silent Contributor | #TheGovernorsPodcast

July 17, 2022 Onevma Productions Season 2 Episode 15
The Governors' Podcast
Agenda Item 26 - Speak Up for The Silent Contributor | #TheGovernorsPodcast
Show Notes

For today's Single Item Agenda (episode) we wrap up Season 2 and discuss;

  • The Visibility, Voices and Value of Clerks and Governance Professionals
  • Clerks Are Fundamental In The Coordination and Execution of Good Governance Practice and Procedure, incl. Exclusion Panels, Staff Complaints Committees, Appeals, as well as All The Other Meetings and Movements of Governors and Trustees across multiple Schools and Academies
  • Reviewing the Pay and Remuneration of the Clerking Services Required and Received 
  • Managing Expectations of the Clerking Role and Remit of Responsibilities - incl. Turnaround Time for Minutes, Developing Relationships, Advising and Navigating Unique Settings
  • A Plea for Acknowledgment and Recognition - Clerks Go Above and Beyond For Us, Let’s Express Gratitude By Saying “Thank You” To Them and Have It Minuted As Appropriate   
  • Safe Places For Clerks - The National Association of School and College Clerks (NASCC - and the Facebook group (Clerks to Governors UK)

We thank you and appreciate you for listening to this episode, and for engaging with our podcast for another season of education governance discussions. Onto Season 3 from September 2022 with more guest speakers and further enriched conversations about governance in and for our schools and academy trusts. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.

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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 (sponsored by GovernorHub and The Key for School Governors)

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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