Governor Training Record

In addition to the Development Programme written specifically for the TLA Governors our training record to date is;

Preparing for Ofsted – Martin Fleetwood, Helen Stout – 19 November 2015

Pay Policy Changes – Helen Stout, Matthew Browne, Drew Rowland – 31 October 2015

Safe Recruitment Training – Drew Rowlands – 3rd November 2015

Accountability & the School Inspection Handbook – Tim Kitching, Matthew Browne, Helen Stout – 1st December 2015

Safer Recruitment Training – Matthew Browne, Tim Kitching- 6 February 2015; Drew Rowlands – 03 Nov 2015

Safer Recruitment Training – Helen Stout & Martin Fleetwood – 5 June 2014

Governing Body’s Strategic Role – Matthew Browne, Helen Stout, Tim Kitching, Rachel Hassey – 2 April 2015

Trust Governors Conference – 23 April 2015 – Matthew Browne, Helen Stout, Drew Rowlands, Rachel Hassey, Tim Kitching, Martin Fleetwood

Holding the School to Account – Tim Kitching, James Firth-Gieban, Helen Stout – 13 May 2015

New Schools Network full day event “Leading Your Free School” – Tim Kitching – 13 June 2015

Staff Appraisal – James Firth-Gieben, Rachel Hassey, Drew Rowlands, Matthew Browne – 25 June 2015

Performance Management of the Head Teacher – Helen Stout, Tim Kitching – 21 September 2015

Barnardos LGBT Positive Identities – Matthew Browne – 7 October 2015

Assessment Without Levels – Matthew Browne, Helen Stout – 20th October 2015

Governor Visits to Schools – Martin Cosgrove, Helen Stout, Matthew Browne, Heather Dlamini – 11 January 2016

Annual Chairs & Vice Chairs Meeting – Tim Kitching, Drew Rowlands – 21st January 2016

Prevent Training for Governors – Matthew Browne, Helen Stout – 2 February 2016

Multi Academy Trusts: the Future – Tim Kitching, Matthew Browne, Helen Stout – 16 March 2016 & 28th April 2016

Child Protection for Governors – Tim Kitching, Matthew Browne – 24 May 2016

TNLP Trust Governor Conference – Tim Kitching, Matthew Browne, Drew Rowlands, Martin Cosgrove, Nneka Ikeogu, Helen Stout – 23 June 2016

Children at risk from Sexual Exploitation (CSE) – Matthew Browne & Helen Stout – 20 October 2016

Financial Efficiency (NCTL Programme) – Martin Cosgrove & Helen Stout – 01 November 2016

Exploring MATS – Matthew Browne, Nneka Ikeogu, Martin Cosgrove, Amanda Lightfoot, Tim Kitching – 19 Jan 2017

Sitting on Panels – Matthew Browne, Martin Cosgrove, Nneka Ikeogu, Tim Kitching – 01 Feb 17

Monitoring the use of PP Funding – Matthew Browne – 23 Feb 17

Preparing for Ofsted – Matthew Browne, Martin Cosgrove, Tim Kitching – 01 March 17

Visiting Schools – Learning From Experience – Martin Cosgrove, Matthew Browne –  07 June 17

The Governing Body’s Strategic Role – Martin Cosgrove – 14 Sept 17

Using Social Media in schools – Matthew Browne, Amanda Lightfoot – Oct 2017

Serving on Panels – John MacRae – 11 Jan 18

Analysing School Performance (ASP) – Tonia Thomas – 20 Feb 18

TNLP Trust Governor Conference – MAT Conversion – 21 June 18 – Richard Hafield, Andrea Smith, Tim Kitching, Janette Songhurst, Kim Hutton, Amanda Lightfoot, Matthew Browne

Being an Effective Chairperson – Oct 18 – Nneka Ikeogu

Effective Working Relationships Between Chief Executives and Chairs of Governance – Nov 18 – Nneka Ikeogu

Mental Health First Aid – Nov 18 – Rachel Roberts

Governor Induction Training – 30th Jan 19 &  6th Feb 19 – Rachel Robertson

Exclusion Governor Training – 7th Mar 19 – Matthew Browne & Andrea Smith

Ofsted Governor Training – 7th Feb 19 – Richard Hadfield, Nneka Ikeogu, Matthew Browne, Andrea Smith

Ofsted Framework Training – Jan 19 – Drew Rowlands

Designated Safeguarding Lead Training – May 2019 – Nigel Wood

Mental Health First Aid – Matthew Browne – 6th/7th June 19

Mary Myatt Curriculum  – Nov 2019 – Matthew Browne, Andrea Smith, Nneka Ikeogu, Andy Perry

Plus: Saffery Champness Financial Training for Governors – Tim Kitching, Matthew Browne, Martin Cosgrove, Martin Fleetwood, James Firth Gieben, Rachel Hassey, Drew Rowlands, Lauren Schofield, Helen Stout – 16 November 2015

Plus: Governor Induction/Refresher – James Firth Gieben, Drew Rowlands, Martin Cosgrove (Oct 16), Heather Dlamini, Rachel Hassey, Andrea Smith (Oct 16), Nneka Ikeogu (Oct 16)

Plus: Nigel Wood – Professional CPD includes – Emergency First Aid (Jan 17); Autism Awareness (Feb 17); Safeguarding Level 2;

Plus: James Firth Gieban – Professional CPD includes – Disciplinary & Grievance  – 6 Nov 2016

 

Plus: Andrea Smith – Professional CPD includes – Autism STARS Training tier 2 (Jan 2017); Maths and English KS1 course (Oct 2016);  Fully licenced Thrive Practitioner

Plus: Drew Rowlands – Professional CPD includes – 16th June 2016 EEF – Evidence Based Learning & the Arts; (Oct 2016 & Jan 17) ICSA Effective Chairing Training; Apprenticeships (March 17) ; Theory of Change Training (Jan 18); Developing Creativity through Shakespeare (June 18)

Plus: Tim Kitching– Professional CPD includes – Lv2 Cert in Emergency First Aid (Feb 17); DfE Competency Framework for Governors (Feb 17); The Strategic Role of Governance (1/2 day regional session) (June 17)

Plus: Amanda Lightfoot– Professional CPD includes – 14th November 2016 Raise on Line Training ;21st October 2016 –Dyslexia Training; 13th October DCPO -Safeguarding Training; 20th September 2016 –Team Teach training 

Our Ex-Chair of Governors, Mr Tim Kitching has extensive experience Lead Facilitator on the NCTL Chairs of Governors’ Leadership Development Programme Facilitator on the NCTL Clerks Leadership Development Programme Facilitator NCTL RAISE, Financial Efficiencies and Performance Related Pay Workshops Extensive experience in preparing and delivering a range of governor training and development sessions, including Governor Induction, New Chairs, Governors Strategic Role, Effective Resources Committees, Effective Standards Committees, Performance Management and Preparing for Ofsted Inspection