School Governor Application Form
Title: Becoming an Effective Governing Board
Category: Training
Venue: Bolton Science and Technology Centre
Time: 10am to 12pm
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The key features of effective school governance are considered during a self-evaluation process that enables the governing board to acknowledge strengths and areas for future development. The results of these findings help participants to produce an action plan for future development with guaranteed accountabilty, outcomes and impact. This is an MOT for the governing board.

By the end of the session you will have:

  • Examined the self-evaluation process
  • Understood the principals behind producing an action plan for future development


Presenter: Annette Harris: Governance Development Officer


Fees for this session are payable via the school budget and not by individual members of the governing board. If your governing board has signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement, sessions are free of charge. Governors of governing boards who have not signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement may attend for a fee of £80 per session.
If you are unable to attend a course, we ask that you please notify the Governance Services Team on 01204 332116 at the earliest opportunity and at least five working days prior to the course date to enable the place to be offered to others.
Cancellation fees will apply for non-attendance or if a place is cancelled by the delegate within five working days of the course date. Schools who have signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement will be charged £25 for each cancellation within five days of the course. If your school has not signed up to the SLA the full course fee will be charged.
Fees may be waived in exceptional circumstances. Please contact Marie Foley, Governance Training Officer on 01204 332116 or via email at
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