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

Devon Education Forum Members

The Devon Association of Governance (DAG) are pleased to confirm the following new members of the Devon Education Forum from 1st September 2019. Primary Governor (academy substitute) *                  Adrian Hines (Rydon Primary ...

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Posted: 23rd Jul 2019

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Schools Finance Update

As we end this academic year the subject of school funding continues to rumble on and will be a continuing theme from September it is worth a quick reminder of what has been in the recent headlines. Teachers Pay Rise: It is reported that ...

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Posted: 22nd Jul 2019

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