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HASG Sponsors the Outstanding Governors Awards

The closing date for nominations for their Governor Award scheme is 31st May 2022.

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Conference gif courtesy of http://www.animated-gifs.euAnnual Governors’ Conference 2019

This year’s Governor’s Conference will be taking place on Saturday 16th November 2019; please make a note in your diary to ensure you are free. The theme of last year’s Governors’ Conference was “School Leaders Managing Change” featuring inspirational keynote speakers it was well received.    Throughout the day delegates will have the opportunity Continue reading

Urgent Deadline to respond to surveyAre You satisfied with HfL – Urgent Deadline

The 2019 HfL Shareholder Satisfaction survey to Hertfordshire Chairs is now available to complete online with a deadline of 24th May!

The HASG would strongly urge all Chairs to complete the survey.

Limited Responses to Date

As you may be aware, HfL sent details of the survey out to the Chairs of the 520 shareholding schools on 1st May 2019 and the HfL governance team have since been following up with Chairs since to encourage engagement.  However, they have only had Continue reading

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

2018 Outstanding Governors

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.

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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)

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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.

Winners

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Herts for LearningManaging 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

Andrew de Csilléry

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