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

Healthy schools rating scheme

The healthy schools rating scheme is a self-assessment tool designed to help schools improve the health and wellbeing of their pupils This voluntary scheme for schools recognises and encourages schools to contribute to supporting pupils’ health ...

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Posted: 15th Jul 2019

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Hundreds of unnecessary GDPR referrals relating to schools

Schools Week have reported that of 1,385 school cases handled by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the first year of the general data protection regulations (GDPR), just 208 (15 per cent) resulted in orders to take action. The ...

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Posted: 10th Jul 2019

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