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Improving School Governance: How Better Governors Make Better Schools Mr Nigel Gann

Improving School Governance: How Better Governors Make Better Schools

Mr Nigel Gann

Published October 28th 2015
ISBN : 9781138832848
Hardcover
250 pages
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About the first edition:School governors will find this a sound and practical guide to the nature of their responsibilities and the process of managing their workload. It is well researched, based on vast experience, illustrated from the bestMoreAbout the first edition:School governors will find this a sound and practical guide to the nature of their responsibilities and the process of managing their workload. It is well researched, based on vast experience, illustrated from the best practice, free from jargon and always interesting. Joan Sallis.Described by the National Association of Governors and Managers as definitely a must for your bookshelf- reviewed in the Times Educational Supplement as an essential guide to help governors.This book is about governing schools about how a governing board made up largely of ordinary people with no professional educational experience, working in partnership with professional leaders, can help to make schools better. It is intended for governors in schools in England and Wales, in other parts of the world where lay people engage in school leadership, and for people who work with governors.Improving School Governance examines:How school governors got to be where they are todayHow governing boards do their jobsHow individual governors can best contribute to their schoolsGovernors accountabilityThe nature of governors meetingsThe rights that governors haveThe relationships between governors and the headteacherThe role of governing boards in school inspectionGovernors relationships with parents and the wider communityHow to evaluate the performance and impact of governing boardsWhat the future might hold for state-funded schools and their governanceWhat national strategic issues will need to be addressed by governing boards in the next five to ten years