I know a lot of Boards have this on their agendas currently, so whilst mostly school focused, the recently released report from the DfE might be of interest to you.
National College Chairs Strategy Group, are a rapidly growing independent group of further education college chairs and governors who believe that the expertise of non-executive leadership in the college sector needs to be harnessed and given a stronger voice in contributing to the debate on major issues impacting on the sector. This report is the […]
Further Education colleges, as exempt charities, are required to abide by charity law. A number of changes to the Act came about in summer 2023, but some were delayed and will now take effect from March 2024. Those that apply to the disposal of land for example, may affect FE colleges. Making changes to governing […]
On 16th January, DfE issued new guidance on what standards your school or college should meet on digital leadership and governance. Good digital technology governance: Schools and colleges need a member of their SLT to: To meet this standard, the headteacher or principal should appoint someone who is responsible for digital technology. They do not need to […]
Whilst the research is focused on HE, there are no doubt lessons to acknowledge for FE from this research piece. The report demonstrates that key behavioural governance matters as well as procedural one are lacking, such as: For the above to be enacted, the CEO and executive team must be honest and open in their […]