The Unsung Heroes of Governance

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Sat in a governor meeting this week, I was transfixed for a while by the now rarely seen skill of shorthand being scribed by our clerk. It was truly amazing and such a skill to own, it felt like a secret code. I believe that behind the majority of well performing governing bodies are exceptional […]

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This morning I have spent my time finalising my research proposal and a presentation for my BA Hons degree in leadership and management. My studies have taken me right out of my comfort zone and I am having to adapt to new processes, systems and ways of working. I have often found myself veering towards […]

A Question of Balance

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Yesterday I attended the NGA South West Regional meeting and enjoyed the company of many governor colleagues. This post is inspired by a discussion at that meeting. We were discussing, as a group, the issue of monitoring standards within our schools, specifically this past summers KS2 National Test results. Political opinion aside, the room was […]