16 episodes

Open, honest and transparent discussions about Governance in the UK Education Sector (incl. International British Schools). This podcast is hosted by school governors, for school governors - whether you are new, experienced or the future - sharing and providing insight into the realities of sitting around the table and leaning in. Find us @thegovernorspodcast on social media

The Governors' Podcast Onevma Productions

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Open, honest and transparent discussions about Governance in the UK Education Sector (incl. International British Schools). This podcast is hosted by school governors, for school governors - whether you are new, experienced or the future - sharing and providing insight into the realities of sitting around the table and leaning in. Find us @thegovernorspodcast on social media

    Agenda Item 16 - You’re Not Ofsted!! | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    Agenda Item 16 - You’re Not Ofsted!! | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;
    Are Governor Visits Mandatory?How To Record and Report On Visits At MeetingsCreating A Strategic Plan / Schedule, Involving All Governors and Why That Could Help EveryoneKnowing What Governor Visits Entail and What The Expectations Are - You’re Not Ofsted, So You’re Not There To Inspect  Examples Of Positive and Negative Approaches 
    We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.

    CONNECT WITH US

    To contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):
    thegovernorspodcast@gmail.com

    To follow us on social media:
    Instagram - @thegovernorspodcast
    Facebook - @thegovernorspodcast
    Twitter - @thegovernorspod

    To help us find you:
    Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgenda

    YOUR HOSTS

    Sharon Warmington
    --> School Governor, Professional Clerk and Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner 

    Olivia D Hinds
    --> Chair of a Teaching and Learning Committee, Safeguarding Link Governor and Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor

    ADDITIONAL NOTES

    The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions Limited
    The current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).
    The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.

    Artwork by Onevma Limited
    Produced by Onevma Productions 
    Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer

    • 31 min
    Agenda Item 15 - Anything To Declare? | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    Agenda Item 15 - Anything To Declare? | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    To kickstart Season 2 (and the academic year 2021 / 22) in today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;
    The Annual Mammoth Task of Coordinating and Completing Paperwork (from Declarations of Interests to Related Party Transaction Forms, DBS checks included?)What Do You Actually Declare On The Forms? Why Is It Important?Examples of Platforms That Support The Management Process, ie. GovernorHubHow Clerks and Governance Professionals Can Influence and Lead in This AreaWhen To Declare A Conflict in a Meeting?We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.

    CONNECT WITH US

    To contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):
    thegovernorspodcast@gmail.com

    To follow us on social media:
    Instagram - @thegovernorspodcast
    Facebook - @thegovernorspodcast
    Twitter - @thegovernorspod

    To help us find you:
    Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgenda

    YOUR HOSTS

    Sharon Warmington
    --> School Governor, Professional Clerk and Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner 

    Olivia D Hinds
    --> Chair of a Teaching and Learning Committee, Safeguarding Link Governor and Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor

    ADDITIONAL NOTES

    The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions Limited
    The current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).
    The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.

    Artwork by Onevma Limited
    Produced by Onevma Productions 
    Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer

    • 37 min
    Agenda Item 14 - Any Other Business Before We Adjourn? (Season Finale) | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    Agenda Item 14 - Any Other Business Before We Adjourn? (Season Finale) | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;
    Understanding Your Target Audience and Choosing The Right Platform To Connect  Our Community of Listeners Out There - We Wanted To Acknowledge You and Thank You!Any Favourite Episodes Or Moments? What Have We Learned From This Season?Plans For The Future (ie. Upcoming Seasons Of The Show - What Topics Will We Discuss Next?)How You Can Monitor and Measure Your Governing Body Journey
    We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.

    CONNECT WITH US

    To contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):
    thegovernorspodcast@gmail.com

    To follow us on social media:
    Instagram - @thegovernorspodcast
    Facebook - @thegovernorspodcast
    Twitter - @thegovernorspod

    To help us find you:
    Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgenda

    YOUR HOSTS

    Sharon Warmington
    --> School Governor, Professional Clerk and Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner 

    Olivia D Hinds
    --> Chair of a Teaching and Learning Committee, Safeguarding Link Governor and Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor

    ADDITIONAL NOTES

    The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions Limited
    The current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).
    The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.

    Artwork by Onevma Limited
    Produced by Onevma Productions 
    Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer

    • 47 min
    Agenda Item 13 - 10s of Policies, 100s of Pages | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    Agenda Item 13 - 10s of Policies, 100s of Pages | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;
    Writing, Updating and Approving Policies - Which Ones Are Statutory? (See Department for Education website) What Is The Cycle or Schedule for Review and Ratification? Who Has Designated Responsibility / Oversight?Challenge, Congratulate and Influence Change From The Top-Down: How To Approach and Discuss Policies In MeetingsHow Inclusive Are Your Policies? Example of a 25 Year Old Uniform Policy Finally Brought Into The 21st Century, With Equality, Diversity and Inclusion At The Centre (The Student Voice Was Heard)The Purpose, Power and Best Practice of Policies - Do You Read Them? Understand Them? Or Are You Passive With Them?The Use Of Policies In Panels, such as the Behaviour Policy for Exclusions
    We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.

    CONNECT WITH US

    To contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):
    thegovernorspodcast@gmail.com

    To follow us on social media:
    Instagram - @thegovernorspodcast
    Facebook - @thegovernorspodcast
    Twitter - @thegovernorspod

    To help us find you:
    Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgenda

    YOUR HOSTS

    Sharon Warmington
    --> School Governor, Professional Clerk and Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner 

    Olivia D Hinds
    --> Chair of a Teaching and Learning Committee, Safeguarding Link Governor and Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor

    ADDITIONAL NOTES

    The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions Limited
    The current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).
    The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.

    Artwork by Onevma Limited
    Produced by Onevma Productions 
    Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer

    • 50 min
    Agenda Item 12 - Be 'Lazy' or Make A Change? | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    Agenda Item 12 - Be 'Lazy' or Make A Change? | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;
    What Is Training and  Our Relationship With It? incl. Habits, Confessions, Sharing Best Practice and StrategiesStyles Of Delivery Affect The Learning Process - How Engaging Is The Training? Ensure Relevance, and Measure The Impact of Training (Feedback/Feedforward Opportunities)Timescales - Training Throughout The Academic Year and The Governor Life CycleKnowing The Audience When Creating Training - Be Inclusive and Representative Of Diverse Backgrounds and Society Today!How To Hold Yourself And Your Colleagues Accountable
    We appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.

    CONNECT WITH US

    To contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):
    thegovernorspodcast@gmail.com

    To follow us on social media:
    Instagram - @thegovernorspodcast
    Facebook - @thegovernorspodcast
    Twitter - @thegovernorspod

    To help us find you:
    Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgenda

    YOUR HOSTS

    Sharon Warmington
    --> School Governor, Professional Clerk and Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner 

    Olivia D Hinds
    --> Chair of a Teaching and Learning Committee, Safeguarding Link Governor and Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor

    ADDITIONAL NOTES

    The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions Limited
    The current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).
    The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.

    Artwork by Onevma Limited
    Produced by Onevma Productions 
    Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer

    • 36 min
    Agenda Item 11 - Say It Loud and Proud ... Consistently | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    Agenda Item 11 - Say It Loud and Proud ... Consistently | #TheGovernorsPodcast

    For today's Single Item Agenda (episode), we discuss;
    How Do You View And Rate “Being A School Governor”?The Visibility of School Governance - Let’s Talk About Governance More and Make It Attractive (Goal: Oversubscription)How Effective Is Your Communication, About Governance, With The Changing Generations In The School Community and Wider Society? (ie. Do You Have A Stakeholder Plan? Do You Know That Gen Z and Gen Alpha Are The Students and Gen Y / Millennials Are The Newest Parents?)Governors Came To The Space With Skills - Let’s Put Some Respect On That; School Governors Do Other ThingsClerks Live and Breathe Governance All Year Around - Term Time Is Only A PercentageWe appreciate you listening to this episode. Please rate, review and subscribe to our podcast.

    CONNECT WITH US

    To contact us via email (comments, queries or to share your stories):
    thegovernorspodcast@gmail.com

    To follow us on social media:
    Instagram - @thegovernorspodcast
    Facebook - @thegovernorspodcast
    Twitter - @thegovernorspod

    To help us find you:
    Use the hashtags #TheGovernorsPodcast and #SingleItemAgenda

    YOUR HOSTS

    Sharon Warmington
    --> School Governor, Professional Clerk and Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner 

    Olivia D Hinds
    --> Chair of a Teaching and Learning Committee, Safeguarding Link Governor and Diversity and Inclusion Link Governor

    ADDITIONAL NOTES

    The Governors' Podcast is a brand of Education Governance Solutions Limited
    The current release schedule is Wednesdays @ 7am during term time (approx. 2-3 per month).
    The Governors' Podcast defines its 'Seasons' by UK academic years (September to July) and the episodes are called ‘Agenda Items’.

    Artwork by Onevma Limited
    Produced by Onevma Productions 
    Theme Music by Hertz Beats, UK Producer

    • 31 min

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