Re-energising Governing of Colleges: webcam course

Leadership, Management & Governance Training

This is a web-cam facilitated course comprising four modules focusing on core processes which support the effective governance of vocational education and training.

Pricing options

SET members: £85 https://set.et-foundation.co.uk

Non SET-member: £100

This includes four 75 minute twilight webcam facilitated sessions.


Four webcam facilitated sessions (75 mins with peers) 
  1. Values, Vision and Strategic Decision making.
  2. Reporting, Decision Making & Accountability.
  3. Governor Induction, Senior Staff Performance Management & Stakeholder Relationships.
  4. Creating and Using a Professional Journal.

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Who is this course for?

For Governors, Trustees, Non-Executive Directors, Clerks and Senior Leaders involved in the governing of vocational education and training.

Training aim

You will develop, implement and evaluate core governing processes and thereby contribute to the achievement of effective governance of vocational education and training.

Outcomes

As a Governor you will be able to contribute to:

  • setting values and vision (educational character);
  • strategic planning, implementation and evaluation
  • reviewing and improving reporting for governing
  • improving governing decision making
  • reviewing accountability and stakeholder relations
  • shaping governor induction
  • reviewing senior staff performance management.
As a Clerk or a Senior Leader you will gain insight into core governing processes which you can influence.

As a Clerk, you will develop and implement the use of a professional journal. Governors will find module 4 of interest in relation to the development and support of the Clerk.

Length of the course

  • four 75 minute twilight webcam sessions
  • sessions will take place online every other week over a period of 8-10 weeks
  • webcam technology will be used and group sizes will be limited to 10 per course
  • you are expected to undertake some work based tasks in between modules.
Technical requirements

  • a software download is required (details provided on sign up)
  • a good internet connection
  • a set of headphones, in-earphones (like you would use for a mobile phone or tablet), or a mic-phones headset.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have been formally appointed by your organisation as either a: 

  • Governor
  • Clerk
  • Senior leader who supports governing processes.

If you are an aspiring governor you may wish to access our self-study modules.

Technical requirements

  • a software download is required (details provided on sign up)
  • a good internet connection
  • a set of headphones, in-earphones (like you would use for a mobile phone or tablet), or a mic-phones headset.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: bookingsupport@etfoundation.co.uk