DfE Updates Governance Guidance
On 22nd March, DfE issued updated Governance Guidance. The new Governance Handbook sets out the roles, functions and legal duties of governing boards in maintained schools, academies and multi-academy trusts. It also describes the main features of effective governance and where governing boards can find support. Emma Knights, chief executive of the National Governance Association, gave it a lukewarm welcome: Continue reading
Upcoming Events March – June 2019
The upcoming months see three events of interest for School Governors with two Teacher Recruitment Fairs and another Headteachers & Governors Update. This article also contains downloads and useful links from the Spring Update.
Teacher Recruitment Events
Two more Herts Teacher Recruitment Fairs are planned this year: Continue reading
2018 Award Winners with HASG Chair, Michael Taylor (right) and Andrew de Csillary (left)
Hertfordshire Outstanding Governor Awards 2019 Nominations Open
The HASG are pleased to announce that nominations have opened for the School Governor Awards 2019. We aim to celebrate outstanding and distinguished service by school governors and trustees in Hertfordshire. The winners of these awards will be announced Continue reading
Spring 2019 Update – Venue Change!
We are delighted to announce the date for the Spring 2019 update is Thursday 7th March 2019. It will take place between 6 pm – 8 pm with light refreshments served at 5:30 pm at Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG1 2FQ. Please feel free to join us.
Agenda items this term will include: Continue reading
Minutes of AGM – 17th November 2018
As usual our AGM took place during the Annual Hertfordshire Governors’ Conference at Robertson House on 17th November 2018. As required by our constitution Chairs of member schools had been notified and circulated with the relevant papers 21 days beforehand.
The Chair’s report and the Treasurer’s report were presented and the subscription level for 2019-2020 was approved (unchanged)
Outstanding Governors 2018
The Winners of the 2018 Awards were presented at the Hertfordshire Governors Annual Conference on Saturday 17th November at Robertson House Stevenage.
Managing Change Governors Conference 2018
With the theme of ‘School Leaders Managing Change’, Herts for Learning (HfL) was delighted to welcome over 200 governors to the 2018 Hertfordshire Governors’ Conference on Saturday 17th November. Delegates enjoyed a comprehensive conference programme jointly put together by the HfL Governance Services team and the Hertfordshire Association of School Governors (HASG).
Opening the conference, HfL’s Managing Director, Andrew de Csilléry, recognised the important and integral role that Continue reading
Annual Governors’ Conference 2018
Taking place on Saturday 17th November 2018, from 9:00 am to 15:00 pm, the theme of this year’s Governors’ Conference will be “School Leaders Managing Change”. It will feature two inspirational keynote speakers Paul Brooker, Ofsted, and Phil Beadle who will open and close the day. Throughout the day delegates will have the opportunity Continue reading
HASG Membership Forms
We have recently written to all our member schools, for the attention of the Chair of Governors, enclosing a membership form. We have asked that these be completed and returned to us at your earliest convenience. This will enable to communicate with our members much more effectively.
Completed forms can be sent electronically to email@example.com or posted to us at HASG, PO Box 489, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 9JF. If you have any further queries on this please contact our administrator, Claire Lanni, on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Headteacher & Governor Briefing – 21st June 2018
This most recent Briefing took place on Thursday 21st June 2018 at the Beales Hotel, Hatfield (AL10 9NG). This update was led by Debra Massey (Headteacher at Howe Dell) and addressed the following: