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

Short of time and need to know?

Have you had a look at the DAG Busy Governor and Clerk Guides recently? These guides provide a short summary of key topics to support governors, trustees and clerks to be effective. The guides, developed by governors, trustees and clerks can be ...

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Posted: 21st Mar 2019

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DAG NEEDS YOU!

Your Devon Association of Governance (DAG) needs volunteers to fill vacancies on important decision-making bodies such as The Devon Education (Schools) Forum (DEF) and its current standing committees and groups. The vacancies we have are for: ...

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Posted: 20th Mar 2019

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