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

Ofsted Specialist Adviser for school inspection policy discusses how inspectors evaluate off-rolling

Off-rolling has received a lot of interest from the press and among school leaders and teachers recently, but do you know how Ofsted define it? Ofsted commissioned research which was published recently suggesting that different people have ...

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Posted: 23rd May 2019

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Government orders non-compliant trusts to reduce excessive salaries

Lord Agnew has written to chairs of 94 academy trusts to ask for more details on executives earning six-figure salaries. A total of 94 academy trusts have been ordered to justify the six-figure salaries of head teachers or chief executives, as the ...

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Posted: 22nd May 2019

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