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For today's Single Item Agenda (episode) we discuss;The Schedule of Meeting Dates and Times - From Meetings During School Day To Evenings After The Standard Work HoursDo Meeting Times, Location and Durations Create Barriers For Entry, Retention and/or Progression?Implementing Reviews For A Holistic View Of The Governing Board(s)How Do Companies and Organisations Handle Their Employees’ Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) CommitmentsOur Boards Are Strategic Not Static, So Be Mindful Of What’s The Best Approach and Practice For The Governors / Trustees In Your Governance SpaceThank you for tuning into our show. We appreciate you, our listeners.Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.Open Events for Diversifying your Governing Boards - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/16/lg8wyivNational Association of Schools and College Clerks (NASCC) - https://www.nascc.co.uk/ National Black Governors Network (NBGN) - https://nbgn.co.uk/ CONNECT WITH USEmail: thegovernorspodcast@gmail.com Twitter (@thegovernorspod)https://twitter.com/TheGovernorsPod Instagram (@thegovernorspodcast)https://www.instagram.com/thegovernorspodcast/Facebook (@thegovernorspodcast)https://www.facebook.com/thegovernorspodcast/#TheGovernorsPodcastYOUR HOSTS:Sharon Warmington (School Governor; Professional Clerk; Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner) Olivia D Hinds (Committee Chair for Teaching and Learning; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor)ADDITIONAL NOTES:The Governors' Podcast (TGP) is a brand of Education Governance Solutions @Limited TGP is sponsored by GovernorHub and The Key for School Governorshttps://governorhub.com/ | https://schoolgovernors.thekeysupport.com/ | https://thehoot.news/Current release schedule: Term time Wednesdays @ 7am (approx. 1-2 per month).TGP defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork and Production - Onevma LimitedTheme Music - Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode) we kickstart Season 3 and discuss;How To Navigate The Strategic vs. Operational Landscape At A Governing Board LevelThe New Suspensions and Exclusions Guidance (September 2022) and Appreciating The Process For Those Writing PoliciesAsking Questions and Setting Plans For Yourself As An Individual Governor/Trustee FirstWearing Different Hats and Stepping Into The Shoes of Others  (Inside vs. Outside The Education Space)Uncapped Terms of Offices - In This Okay? How Can We Better Prepare For Vacancies? (A Football Team Has More Than 11 Players)Thank you for tuning into our show. We appreciate you, our listeners.Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.Open Events for Diversifying your Governing Boards - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/16/lg8wyivNational Association of Schools and College Clerks (NASCC) - https://www.nascc.co.uk/ National Black Governors Network (NBGN) - https://nbgn.co.uk/ CONNECT WITH USEmail: thegovernorspodcast@gmail.com Twitter (@thegovernorspod)https://twitter.com/TheGovernorsPod Instagram (@thegovernorspodcast)https://www.instagram.com/thegovernorspodcast/Facebook (@thegovernorspodcast)https://www.facebook.com/thegovernorspodcast/#TheGovernorsPodcastYOUR HOSTS:Sharon Warmington (School Governor; Professional Clerk; Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner) Olivia D Hinds (Committee Chair for Teaching and Learning; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor)ADDITIONAL NOTES:The Governors' Podcast (TGP) is a brand of Education Governance Solutions @Limited TGP is sponsored by GovernorHub and The Key for School Governorshttps://governorhub.com/ | https://schoolgovernors.thekeysupport.com/ | https://thehoot.news/Current release schedule: Term time Wednesdays @ 7am (approx. 1-2 per month).TGP defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork and Production - Onevma LimitedTheme Music - Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode) we wrap up Season 2 and discuss;The Visibility, Voices and Value of Clerks and Governance ProfessionalsClerks 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 AcademiesReviewing 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 SettingsA 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 - https://www.nascc.co.uk/) 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.Diversify your governing boards, specifically in terms of age, visit: https://educationgovernancesolutions.com/transforming-students/ Check out our sponsors:GovernorHub - https://governorhub.com/ The Key for School Governors - https://schoolgovernors.thekeysupport.com/ The Hoot - https://thehoot.news/CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe 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’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode) we invite our FIRST special guest, and discuss;Different Places and Resources To Become More Informed About Governance in Education, ie. The Hoot - https://thehoot.news/Education Governance Needs To Go Beyond The Sector and Recognising the CPD Opportunities - What Is The Profile Of Governance In Wider Society? How Much Is Truly Understood and How Do We Continue To Change / Evolve To Meet The Needs Of The Current Climate?The Humanity Side In Governance : A Call for Marcus Rashford; Establishing and Leveraging Relational Capital - Making Connections and Using The Voices and Stories Of The People To Galvanise SupportHow Volunteering In Other Areas (ie. Parkrun) Builds Transferable Skills and The Significance Of Choosing Our Language Carefully - Investing Time, Adding Value And Making A Difference - Are We Really “Giving Up Our Time?”Highlighting and Uplifting Headteachers and Senior Leadership Teams - How School Leaders Can Best Work With Governing Boards and What The Strategic Level / Body Can Do To Better Share Responsibility (ie. Marketing, Recruitment, Understanding, Retention)A massive thank you to our special guest: Jo Phillips - Marketing Manager at GovernorHub and The Key for School GovernorsWe appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.GovernorHub - https://governorhub.com/ The Key for School Governors - https://schoolgovernors.thekeysupport.com/ ‘Wellbeing webinar with Vic Goddard’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWsv8ZL5ziw Interested in diversifying your boards and governing bodies, specifically in terms of age, visit Education Governance Solutions - Transforming Students: https://educationgovernancesolutions.com/transforming-students/ CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe 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’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;What Are The 9 Protected Characteristics of the Equality Act 2010?Speaking From Lived ExperiencesThe Importance of Representation - How You Can Attract, Find and Recruit Diverse Governors Who Feel A Connection To Your Environment / School Community - What You Say vs. What You Do… Matters!Diversity Begins With The Mind - How Do You Think? How Do You Navigate the World?Steven Bartlett quote: The person who makes you smarter isn’t always the smartest one in the room. Often it’s the most curious one in the room. “Why do we do that?” Leads you to question old assumptions. “What is?” Opens your eyes to new possibilities. Inquisitive people are catalysts for learning.We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.Interested in diversifying your boards and governing bodies, specifically in terms of age, visit Education Governance Solutions - Transforming Students: https://educationgovernancesolutions.com/transforming-students/ 'We need more school governors who look like me' BBC News Article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-60912316  GovernorHub / The Key’s Report: https://schoolgovernors.thekeysupport.com/the-governing-body/recruitment-and-competence/recruit-missing-talent-resources-help-you-tackle-diversity-your-board/?marker=full-search-q-recruit%20missing%20talent-result-1  CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governor's Podcast launched in February 2021 The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe 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’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;The Importance and Necessity of Diversity of Age On Boards and Governing Bodies - Bringing The Boardroom Into The 21st Century, By Having Younger People Around The Table Who Bring The Lived ExperienceUnderstanding the Difference Between Culture-Add and Culture-FitHow To Include The Student Voice In Strategic Spaces To Better Serve Them In Today’s World From The Top DownThinking About The Journey of the Child Through The Education Sector - In Which Year Were You Born? In Which Decades Were You Educated?Challenging The Barriers To Entry Given That Being 18+ Is The Only Stipulated Requirement: Age Is More Than A Number… It Is Also Generational Representation, Attitude, Professionalism and Experiences We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.Interested in diversifying your boards and governing bodies, specifically in terms of age, visit Education Governance Solutions - Transforming Students: https://educationgovernancesolutions.com/transforming-students/ 'We need more school governors who look like me' BBC News Article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-60912316  GovernorHub / The Key’s Report: https://schoolgovernors.thekeysupport.com/the-governing-body/recruitment-and-competence/recruit-missing-talent-resources-help-you-tackle-diversity-your-board/?marker=full-search-q-recruit%20missing%20talent-result-1  CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governor's Podcast launched in February 2021 The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe 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’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;Kickstarting A Diversity Mini Series and The Importance of Recognising, Honouring and Representing Difference (Protected Characteristics) - Let’s Have More Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Link Governors As Mandatory Roles with a Role DescriptionUnderstanding That Your Lived Experiences Heavily Contribute To What You Can Speak OnThe Passive Use Of The Term “Minority” - What's The True Context of a School / Academy?Shocking Statistics About Diversity Levels Amongst the 300,000+ UK School GovernorsWhat Schools Must - Should - Could Do: Do A Diversity Audit Which Includes your Reality - your Actions - your Culture - your Education We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.Reference: The Race Equality Code - Dr Karl George MBE - https://theracecode.org/ CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governor's Podcast launched in February 2021 The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe 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’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;The Myth of Requiring An Accountancy Background To Be A Member of the Finance Committee and/or Justifiably Participating In Discussions About The School’s Budget and Financial ActivitiesUnderstanding The Money Management From The Inside - It’s Really Just Income and Expenditure But Narrative Is Also NecessaryThe Timescales For Drafting The Budget In Maintained Schools (Financial Year vs the Academic Year for Academies)How To Navigate Committee Meetings, Even The Ones You’re Not OnFinancial Probity Is A Key Element Of Good Governance Practice - How Are You Upholding Your Duties?We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governor's Podcast launched in February 2021 The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe 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’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;The Importance of Having a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checking Cycle - How Long Is Too Long Without A New One?What Does Your Code of Conduct Say and Are Your Upholding It?Actual Barriers vs. Perceived Barriers - The Fear of The Past Haunting Present Day Opportunities To Give Back… Know For Certain!Ensuring Your Safeguarding Link Governor Is Clued Up - Understanding the Single Central Record (SCR) Process and PracticeTransparency and Taking Responsibility Is VitalWe appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governor's Podcast launched in February 2021 The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;"NEW YEAR, NEW ....." What's The Difference Between a School's Mission, Ethos, Vision, Purpose, Intent/Identity and Values? (Reference: Leigh Cowan 2019's MEVPIV) and The Increasing Importance of Embedding ESG = Environmental, Social and GovernanceThinking of the Lifespan Of The Child What We Can Do, As Governors, To Support Schools With Goal-Setting: Using The MUST, the SHOULDs and the COULDs Model (Reference: Dr. Karl George MBE) How The Generational Shifts in Students and Their Parents Will Influence and Could Impact The Schools They Choose In The Next 5-10 Years - Strategically Selecting Where You Become A GovernorUsing Feedback to Feedforward (ie. Looking At Entries and Exits Differently)We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governor's Podcast launched in February 2021 The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;What Is Your/Others’ Personality Types? How well do you know and understand yourself, first?Addressing Diversity In Its Broadest SenseHow To Be Engaged In Different Meeting Setups (Cameras On vs Cameras Off)Understanding The Characteristics Around The Table In Governance (Dr Karl George MBE) Culture Shifts With Every Little Change We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.Wishing you all a happy and healthy festive season. See you in the New Year 2022.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;What Is The True Purpose of a Vice Chair? - Attendance and Apologies In Relation To ChairsManaging Limiting Beliefs Around Self-Nominations and The ‘Courteous’ Process for Nominating Someone Else - Is Change Needed? Do You Have The Confidence To Nominate Someone?The Relationship Between the Chair and Vice-Chair: What’s okay and What’s NOT okay?How To Make Better Use of The Vice Chair Position *Please note that this is Part 2 of 2 around the topic of Chairs and Vice Chairs.We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;Considering The Mobility (of lack thereof) of Chairs, ie. Assumed and or Automatic Re-electionsHow The Chair and Vice Chair Duo Can Be Developed For Succession PlanningThe Characteristics and Personalities of Chairs - Is There A Specific / Desirable Profile?Chairs Lead The Board (Strategic Body) but They Are Not The Whole Governance StructureThe Weight of the Role and Responsibilities and Planning Your Route To The Seat  *Please note that this is Part 1 of 2 around the topic of Chairs and Vice Chairs.We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;Understanding the Clerk’s Role and ResponsibilitiesClerking Is So Much More Than Minute-Taking For Meetings - But Minutes Are Still Very Important, So Please Read Them and Feedback!Developing Professional Relationships Between The Individuals In Governance SpacesBeing The Nucleus - The Truth and Realities Of A Clerk’s Life What Resources Exist To Support Clerks? www.nascc.co.uk - The National Association of School and College Clerks (NASCC)We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.Note: Our reference to ‘Clerks’ also includes Governance Professionals and Company Secretaries.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;The Purpose of The Skills Audit - What Is It and What Does It Include?Does The Skills Audit Truly Reflect The Skills Around The Table? How To Make Our Use of the Skills Audit More Useful - Is Training Required For It?The Limitations of the Skills Audit - Who and What Does It Exclude? Using Case Studies To Highlight The Gaps In The Skills Audit and The Great Impact That A Relevant, Accurate and Regularly Updated Skills Audit Can Have  How To Challenge and Change The Skills Audit To Make It More Fit-For-Purpose in Today’s WorldWe appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;Are Governor Visits Mandatory?How To Record and Report On Visits At MeetingsCreating A Strategic Plan / Schedule, Involving All Governors and Why That Could Help EveryoneKnowing What Governor Visits Entail and What The Expectations Are - You’re Not Ofsted, So You’re Not There To Inspect  Examples Of Positive and Negative Approaches We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
To kickstart Season 2 (and the academic year 2021 / 22) in today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;The Annual Mammoth Task of Coordinating and Completing Paperwork (from Declarations of Interests to Related Party Transaction Forms, DBS checks included?)What Do You Actually Declare On The Forms? Why Is It Important?Examples of Platforms That Support The Management Process, ie. GovernorHubHow Clerks and Governance Professionals Can Influence and Lead in This AreaWhen To Declare A Conflict in a Meeting?We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;Understanding Your Target Audience and Choosing The Right Platform To Connect  Our Community of Listeners Out There - We Wanted To Acknowledge You and Thank You!Any Favourite Episodes Or Moments? What Have We Learned From This Season?Plans For The Future (ie. Upcoming Seasons Of The Show - What Topics Will We Discuss Next?)How You Can Monitor and Measure Your Governing Body JourneyWe appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
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 MeetingsHow 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 ExclusionsWe appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;What Is Training and  Our Relationship With It? incl. Habits, Confessions, Sharing Best Practice and StrategiesStyles Of Delivery Affect The Learning Process - How Engaging Is The Training? Ensure Relevance, and Measure The Impact of Training (Feedback/Feedforward Opportunities)Timescales - Training Throughout The Academic Year and The Governor Life CycleKnowing The Audience When Creating Training - Be Inclusive and Representative Of Diverse Backgrounds and Society Today!How To Hold Yourself And Your Colleagues AccountableWe appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.CONNECT WITH USTo contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):thegovernorspodcast@gmail.comTo follow us on social media:Instagram - @thegovernorspodcastFacebook - @thegovernorspodcastTwitter - @thegovernorspodTo help us find you:Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgendaYOUR HOSTSSharon 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 GovernorADDITIONAL NOTESThe Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions LimitedThe current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.Artwork by Onevma LimitedProduced by Onevma Productions Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer
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