The Governors' Podcast

Agenda Item 13 - 10s of Policies, 100s of Pages | #TheGovernorsPodcast

July 07, 2021 Onevma Productions Season 1 Episode 13
The Governors' Podcast
Agenda Item 13 - 10s of Policies, 100s of Pages | #TheGovernorsPodcast
Show Notes

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

  • Writing, Updating and Approving Policies - Which Ones Are Statutory? (See Department for Education website) What Is The Cycle or Schedule for Review and Ratification? Who Has Designated Responsibility / Oversight?
  • Challenge, Congratulate and Influence Change From The Top-Down: How To Approach and Discuss Policies In Meetings
  • How Inclusive Are Your Policies? Example of a 25 Year Old Uniform Policy Finally Brought Into The 21st Century, With Equality, Diversity and Inclusion At The Centre (The Student Voice Was Heard)
  • The Purpose, Power and Best Practice of Policies - Do You Read Them? Understand Them? Or Are You Passive With Them?
  • The Use Of Policies In Panels, such as the Behaviour Policy for Exclusions

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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, Safeguarding Link Governor and Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor


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