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

A message from Devon & Cornwall Police on supporting pupils after the Manchester terrorist attack

A letter has been sent to Headteachers and Safeguarding leads from the police, referring to advice from the PHSE Association on helping pupils following the terrorist attack in Manchester. The letter has been circulated by the Devon Association of ...

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Posted: 26th May 2017

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Support Staff Pension rate changes and budget impact

Just as governing boards had signed off their budgets for 2017/18 schools were surprised to receive last minute information relating to an increase in Support Staff Pension costs. Schools were informed of these changes effective from 1st April ...

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Posted: 25th May 2017

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