Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance

Face-to-Face Training Sessions for Governing Boards

The Stronger Governance programme is working in partnership with the National Governance Association (NGA) to deliver face-to-face training. 


Training sessions are delivered by NGA accredited consultants at your venue, at a time that is convenient to your governors or trustees. The NGA is currently offering the following sessions:

  • An introduction to being strategic
  • An introduction to data and school performance measures
  • Board dynamics and good relationships
  • Effective chairing – an introduction
  • Effective clerking – an introduction
  • Financial oversight in maintained schools
  • Forming or joining a MAT
  • Induction - for governors of maintained schools
  • Performance management in schools and trusts
  • Safeguarding – an introduction
  • Creating a new vision and strategy for your organisation
  • Financial oversight in MATS
  • Getting the right people round the table
  • Governing groups of schools – the options
  • Safer recruitment – an introduction
  • The effective governance of SEND
  • Governor or Trustee visits to their organisation
  • Managing risk – the Governor role
  • Understanding your role and responsibilities
  • Using data in your organisation – for those familiar with school performance measures
  • Panel work – reviewing decisions made by the senior executive leader
  • Preparing for Ofsted – what governors and trustees need to know
  • Questions and challenge and courageous conversations.

To discuss your face-to-face training needs contact the NGA on 0121 237 3780