Supported by Waltham Forest

Governor Induction Parts 1 and 2


Sat, 07 Jul 2018 10:00 - 15:00


Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF


Governor Services

Course Code:



This course will explain the key responsibilities for new governors of maintained schools and provide guidance and information that will enable those new to governance to carry out their responsibilities effectively.


The Programme will be delivered over two sessions each lasting 2 hours and the focus for each session will be:
Session One:
Why have governing bodies?
What are the core functions of Governing bodies?
Governors and Ofsted school inspections
What are the employer responsibilities of governing bodies?
Session Two:
Who is responsible for what!
What does it mean to be a strategic body?
What is effective governance?
How do we know how well our school is doing?
What next?


This course will provide governors with a good level of knowledge to enable them to participate in governing body meetings and provide appropriate support and challenge.

Booking information:

Bookings will be taken through the WF Online system and will continue to be taken by the normal channels.

Bookings can be made by phone or email or at your Governing Body meeting.
Should you require further information please contact
Governor Services on 020 8496 6351 or Email:


This course is appropriate for all newly appointed Governors of Maintained Schools.