The Key Elements to Effective Governance

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What are the Key Elements of Effective Governance?

Guest Speaker: Sam Henson, Director of Policy and Information, National Governance Association

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Will effective Governance be the route to success for School Leaders? 

Effective Governance is key for educational boards, who are under enormous pressure to deliver results, whilst maintain transparency. 

Effective governance relies on having the right people round the table, having access to up-to-date policies and ensuring that a clear communication process is in place.  

Listen to Robert Barham-Brown, the Head of Customer Success Services at OnBoard and Sam Henson, Director of Policy and Information at NGA, who look in detail at the key elements required to accommodate effective governance. 

Conversation points and topics covered: 

  • Having the right people round the table 

  • Having access to up-to-date information and policies  

  • Ensuring that a clear and transparent communications process is in place  

Meet The Speaker

Sam Henson, Director of Policy and Information at NGA

Sam Henson:
Director of Policy and Information at NGA

Sam oversees NGA’s policy, information and research service, ensuring it adds to the learning of the organisation and best improves the governance of schools while supporting the chief executive in leading the organisation to achieve positive change in the policy of school governance.

Sam is also the policy lead for NGA’s work on multi academy trusts and specialises in MAT governance structures and schemes of delegation. Sam's other responsibilities include overseeing the delivery of NGA's e-newsletter and bi-monthly magazine, Governing Matters to NGA members.

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