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Buckinghamshire Governor Conference

Buckinghamshire Governor Conference

Join our first Governor Conference where we aim to provide valuable information from within the world of governance, education and beyond. Hear from key speakers on a range of key issues facing governors across Buckinghamshire and leave with actionable take-aways.

A packed agenda will include…

Effective Governance

Hear latest updates on best governance practice, practical tips to make a positive impact in your school and the essential ingredients for an effective governing board. Useful for both new and established governors and trustees, this session will be led by Jackie Sweeting, Regional Lead for London and the South East at the NGA

Effective Financial Governance 

A Q&A session led by Cheryl Stead, the Buckinghamshire Council Schools Financial Management Advisor, and a Chair of Governors from a Buckinghamshire School who will share their learning from turning around the school’s challenging financial situation.

Recruitment and Retention

Anna Falek, Buckinghamshire Schools, Early Careers and Safeguarding Resourcing Advisor, will equip you with the skills you need to plan ahead and adopt a strategic approach to the recruitment and retention of all staff. There will also be the opportunity to ask Anna questions.

Governance of SEND and Inclusion 

Do you know your role in relation to SEND and Inclusion? Hear from Buckinghamshire Council SEND experts to ensure that you can actively support the SENDCo to deliver the best education for all children with SEND in the school.

Handling Complaints  

With complaints on the rise join Gwyneth Langley from Bucks Education Partnership and Maxine Moore from Buckinghamshire Council, who will guide you through each stage of the complaint process, the governing board’s role in the management of complaints and provide practical tips for reducing complaints.

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