Governors’ News Update ~ Thursday January 31st 2013

 

04/02/2013

Induction Part 1

Teresa Johnston

18.30 – 21.00

Learning Development Centre, Scunthorpe

11/02/2013

Induction Parts 2&3

Teresa Johnston

18.30 – 21.00

Learning Development Centre, Scunthorpe

12/02/2013

Learning Walks

Teresa Johnston

16.30 – 18.00

Kirton Lindsey Primary School

13/02/2013

Data

Teresa Johnston

18.30 – 21.00

St Norbert’s Catholic Primary, Crowle

25/02/2013

Budget Briefing

Becky McIntyre

19.00 – 21.00

Learning Development Centre, Scunthorpe

To attend governor development sessions please contact the Courses Team on 01724 297173/7175 to book a place and/or receive further information about any aspect of the opportunities offered.

If you should feel the need to access some alternative training activities then you may wish to access Modern Governor www.moderngovernor.com   This is a service available to all governors attached to schools who have purchased the Governor Support and Development SLA.

Recent developments

Further information about the headlines below can be found at http://education.gov.uk

  • Adoption ‘hotspots' map unveiled alongside new adoption infoline
  • Bold new programme to get young people ready for work
  • Consultation on delegation of functions for care leavers
  • Copyright licence deal to save schools time and money
  • Encouraging rise in teacher training figures
  • John Nash appointed as new Education Minister
  • Launch of national poetry anthology for teenagers
  • More freedom on teachers' pay
  • More than 2,600 schools now open as Academies – with a further 500 set to join them soon
  • New £6 million competition fund for English language learning
  • New research shows early intervention is key in helping children with special needs
  • Schools set to save around £10m in new deal with Microsoft
  • Teaching Agency and National College set to merge
  • Youth Contract opened up to help more young people who are NEET

Contact North Lincolnshire Governor Support and Development if you have any concerns or questions about the information supplied.

Contact us by e-mail teresa.johnston@northlincs.gov.uk or by phone at 01724 297111.