This programme helps three new governors to find out about their roles with the help of expert Judy Burgess.
Judy emphasizes the importance of familiarizing oneself with the role of a governing body as she set the trio a series of challenges.
As well as learning how to prioritize the wealth of information available to them, the governors are provided with top tips on how to set aims and visions, monitor and evaluate performance, and find out who they are accountable to.
Useful summary that explains the programme in context with the Every Child Matters agenda and school improvement partners
A guide to the relationship between self-evaluation and school improvement
A page detailing where to get training, advice and support
Times Educational Supplement governors pages
Link to model standing orders for governing bodies and courses provided such as those led by Judy Burgess, former Head of Governor Services