Training / Event Details


Chairing the Governing Board

Taking the Chair


Delegates will develop an understanding of the requirements of the role of Chair of the Governing Board, strategies for ensuring that the Governing Body is effective and have opportunities to share practice.


The course will cover:
Roles and responsibilities of Chair, including
  • Relationships with key partners
  • Accessing information and guidance
  • Setting the procedural framework
Strengthening the capacity of the chair to lead the Governing Body through:
  • Managing meetings
  • Governing Board structures
  • Learning and development for the governing board


As a result of attending, delegates should:
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of Chair
  • Recognise the features of effective and ineffective governance
  • Be able to put in place a range of strategies as appropriate
  • Understand how to utilise the skill set of the governing board

Booking Information

Customers will be provided with tea/coffee on arrival and mid-morning.
We recommend that you book your place on this event as soon as possible to ensure a place is available, and so that suitable resources and any special dietary requirements can be provided for you.

We know that if you have booked onto an event you will usually have arranged cover and be looking forward to the day. However, if circumstances change and you find you will be unable to attend a session you are booked onto please cancel via as soon as possible. You will not be expected to incur the course fee if Ofsted are inspecting your school on the date of the event. However, if a place is cancelled for any other reason schools will be charged the full fee if a place is cancelled within 21 days of the event.

Please be aware that some venues will not be able to honour requests for special requirements (e.g. dietary) if you have not booked a place more than 10 days before an event/network.

If you have any questions, please call 01609 798864 or email

08 May 2019 09:30 - 12:30

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Date and Time

08 May 2019 09:30 - 12:30


The Regen Centre, York (Please / report to reception on arrival), The Regen Centre, Landing Lane, Riccall, York, North Yorkshire, YO19 6PW


Stuart Boothman