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This event is suitable for Ealing maintained schools and all other schools
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Event code SCH 21/135 
Event description Course participants will be given the opportunity to review the core functions of governance and to reflect on how best to perform these functions. The course will offer examples of good practice and models of self-evaluation to take back to their schools.

The training will be delivered by Sian Mathias an established governance advisor and trainer. She has over 25 years’ experience that includes chairing several governing boards and she is currently chair of an expanding multi-academy trust in South London.  For 10 years she led and developed a local authority governor support service and was part of a successful school improvement team.  She has chaired the London Coordinators of Governor Services group and represented London on the National body. Since going freelance she has worked across London advising a number of Local Authorities, leading independent investigations, undertaking reviews and designing training for governors and school leaders.

Suitable for all governors

As a courtesy to your trainer and fellow delegates if you could please note the following that will be much appreciated:

  • Please do not share the online training link with others. Participants must register on for courses. Attendees who have not registered in advance, may not be admitted by the trainer.

  • By joining this session you understand that your name, school and e mail will be shared with the trainer so they can allow you access to the online session

  • Please make sure you can access the platform prior to the session i.e. Zoom

  • Please join the session 5 minutes before the starting time. When you join the session, you will be placed in a waiting room until the trainer opens the meeting. The session will commence promptly.

  • If you are more than 5 minutes late to the session, it is at the trainers discretion whether they will admit you

  • We understand at times participants may lose connection. Whilst the trainer will be mindful of this it may not be possible for you to re-join the meeting once it has started or there may be a delay.

We look forward to seeing you at this session. 
Training objectives  
Target Group all governors 
Key stages
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Subject areas Governor training
Target audience Governors: All
OFSTED areas Quality of leadership and management in the school
Professional Standards
Venue via Zoom (online), ., . map
Admin contact Mohid Hasham (
Event Commissioner Tina Birch (
Course Costs
Standard cost£97.00
*Ealing Learning Partnership pay as you go£90.00
CPD/Training SLA£0.00
Start date Thursday 29 April 2021
Times 18:00 - 19:30
Number of sessions 1