Resources for Governors

DAG provides resources for Devon governors in many ways, including the following:

Academies

For GBs seeking advice about Academies, a range of information about Academies from a variety of sources.

Best Practice Guidance

What Governing Boards Should Expect From School Leaders And What School Leaders Should Expect From Governing Boards

Busy Governor’s Guides

DAG recognises that governors don’t always have lots of time to search out the latest information on areas of good practice or Department for Education initiatives so we have come up with one page guides on a variety of subjects to help make the most of your time.

Glossary

Terms and abbreviations commonly used in Education, nationally and locally.

Governing Body/Board ‘Fit for Purpose’ Quiz

Are you “Fit for Purpose” as a governor, director or clerk? Find out.

Ofsted Update

Since September 2012 schools have been judged against the latest revised Ofsted criteria.

Small School Checklist

To support small schools and those considering partnership working with small schools to investigate and discuss the issues around future planning and viability. This can be read in tandem with the People’s Scrutiny Committee of Devon County Council Small Schools Task Group Report.

Useful web sites

Links to websites with useful information for governors, directors and clerks.

Latest News

Latest Newsletter is now available to view - 24th May 2018

Our latest newsletter is available to download now, please click on the link below to open: Devon Association of Governance e-Newsletter Issue 133 To view older newsletters please click on the Newsletter tab on the top of the home page

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Posted: 24th May 2018

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Strengthened guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding

New guidance for schools and colleges on how to keep children safe, including advice on how to support young victims of sexual violence and harassment. The revised Keeping Children Safe in Education follows a 10-week ...

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Posted: 20th May 2018

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