DAG provides resources for Devon governors in many ways, including the following:
For GBs seeking advice about Academies, a range of information about Academies from a variety of sources.
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.
Terms and abbreviations commonly used in Education, nationally and locally.
Are you “Fit for Purpose” as a governor, director or clerk? Find out.
Since September 2012 schools have been judged against the latest revised Ofsted criteria.
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.
Links to websites with useful information for governors, directors and clerks.
The Schools Commercial Team (SCT) within the Department for Education (DfE) has reviewed a wide range of deals for schools. These deals have been assessed for compliance with procurement regulations, ease of use, suitability and value for money ...
Posted: 21st Nov 2018View full article >
Sam Henson, Director of Policy and Information at the National Governance Association has written an article in Schools Week on communication between trustees and local boards or committees within MATs. He believes that it is vital to develop good ...
Posted: 20th Nov 2018View full article >