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.
Education secretary Gavin Williamson has called for more free schools to be opened in the Midlands, the North of England and the South West of England. It is reported that in recent years, the free schools programme has been used to provide extra ...
Posted: 23rd Jan 2020View full article >
The Department for Education (DfE) has published the first of its two Spring Term School Governance Updates. This update relates to governance in maintained schools and academy trusts in England and is aimed at governors, trustees, chairs ...
Posted: 22nd Jan 2020View full article >