The Governor Services team supports governors and clerks in Worcestershire to enable them to fulfil their statutory responsibilities and to feel confident in meeting an ever increasing range of challenges.
In addition to the services provided on behalf of the Worcestershire County Council, Governor Services offer a Governor Services Service Level Agreement, providing support to governing boards and trusts, and also bespoke governor consultancy delivered at school based on the board/trust's individual requirements.
Specialist support, advice and guidance for Governing Boards is provided by experienced trainers and facilitators who have in depth knowledge of governance and leadership to support the work of the Governing Board. The consultancy can cover areas such as:
Governing Boards requiring consultancy on any area not detailed above can contact the Governor Services team to discuss your requirements.
Following an Ofsted recommedation the external review of governance is a consultancy service to provide support for the Governing Board to ensure they meet the 3 core strategic functions and develop effective governance.
The six key features of effective governance:
The review identifies areas for development and provides guidance on how these can be achieved and improved on in relation to Ofsted inspection criteria. The objective of the review, when recommended by Ofsted, is to enable the school or setting to move from a judgement of ‘requires improvement’ to at least ‘good’ at the next inspection. For schools/settings with a judgement of ‘inadequate’ the objective is initially move to ‘requires improvement’ and then to at least ‘good’.
Purchase your services through the Babcock Prime e-Store: www.babcockeducationestore.co.uk/prime
Upon enquiry an adviser will recommend the hours required to address your specific concerns and ensure you get the best value from your SLA purchase.
To contact the Governor Services team:
Phone: 01905 678142