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

Academies Planning Calendar 2018 – 2019

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has produced a planning calendar for academies. This document provides a summary of key dates about ESFA activities for the 2018 to 2019 academic year that relate to academy funding, finance and trust ...

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Posted: 19th Jul 2018

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Working together to safeguard children 2018

This updated guidance has now been published and the 2018 version replaces the 2015 version. The transitional guidance helps to explain how to move to the new arrangements. The new guidance follows a government consultation, launched in October ...

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Posted: 18th Jul 2018

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