Governance and management

Guide To: Getting GDPR right

Headteacher Update's latest Guide To focuses on GDPR and aims to help schools self-evaluation and review their provision to ensure they are meeting statutory requirements.?


Working effectively with governing bodies

Governing boards should publish and sign-up to a code of conduct committing to the seven principles of public life. The advice comes as part of a joint statement that has been published to help headteachers and governing boards to work together effectively.


Teacher Support Network

The Teacher Support Network is to merge with its sister charities Recourse and Worklife Support. The new organisation will support all people working in schools, colleges and universities.


Framework for Governance

A new Framework for Governance is offering advice and support for governing bodies when it comes to setting the strategic direction of their schools.


Mesma: Evaluative statements

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A meaningful evaluative statement is key to self-assessment – but it must be precise, simple to understand and jargon-free. Carole Loader, director at software specialists Mesma, offers some guidance:



RESOURCE: School Governors’ One-Stop Shop

SGOSS – the School Governors’ One Stop Shop – has relaunched its website to coincide with the new school year. The site is designed for prospective volunteers as well as schools that are looking for governors.


SPONSORED PRODUCT: Guide to academy conversion

Whether you agree with them or not, the likelihood is that academies are here to stay and, as more and more primary schools are looking into whether they could benefit from converting, there has become a need for an impartial guide.

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