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

New Ofsted Framework Seminar

Put the date in your diary for a free Ofsted Framework Seminar, Wednesday 26th June 2019 at the Tiverton High School, 6.00pm. The New Inspection Framework 2019 consultation has now opened and details of the approach Ofsted would like to take from ...

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Posted: 24th Jan 2019

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Ofsted – New Framework for Inspection from September 2019

In September the new Ofsted Inspection Framework will apply to all our schools. Significant changes to the current regime which has been in place for the last 4 years are being suggested. The Framework has been published in a draft form to support ...

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Posted: 23rd Jan 2019

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