Agenda Item 23 - Fight The Fear of Finance | #TheGovernorsPodcast
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 Activities
- Understanding The Money Management From The Inside - It’s Really Just Income and Expenditure But Narrative Is Also Necessary
- The 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 On
- Financial Probity Is A Key Element Of Good Governance Practice - How Are You Upholding Your Duties?
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--> 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 Governor
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