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Event code SCH 21/461 
Event description

These termly online (via Zoom)  briefings are aimed at experienced governors who may be chairs and/or leads in key strategic priority areas, providing them with an opportunity to hear about key local and national changes/issues (hot topics) and to share good practice. 

Thursday 4th November agenda

  1. COVID-19 – current key messages and implications for pupils/staff/governance

  2. Summary of other changes and implications for governance 

  3. Overview of key Ofsted changes

  4. Reminder of key policies /processes – are they in place? 

  5. What Ofsted will be looking for in relation to the impact of COVID-19, your school's reponse and the quality of education                                                                                                                                                                                                  Participants will be sent slides in advance of the briefing on key national and local changes.  The key issues of COVID and Ofsted will be shared at the meeting. Attendees will be asked to read through the slides in advance of the meeting and come prepared with questions and/or to share what they have done. It will also be helpful for the main part of the meeting if attendees remind themselves of their school’s vision; the impact of COVID-19 on your school community and on provision; support for vulnerable children/ families during lockdowns and since pupils have returned

This event is free for all ELP schools.

Training objectives - Discuss a core function / change  of governance with governors /trustees  from other schools
- Learn from each other
- Network with governors / trustees from other school
- Hear about key local/national changes to governance so you, your board and your school can keep up to date 
Target Group Chairs and Lead Governors 
Subject areas Governor training
Target audience Governors: All, Governors: Chairs, Governors: Vice Chairs
OFSTED areas Quality of leadership and management in the school, Personal development, Safeguarding
Professional Standards
Venue Zoom, Video Conferencing, N/A map
Admin contact Michelle Waters (
Event Commissioner Therese McNulty (
Course Costs
Standard cost£97.00
Ealing Learning Partnership primary and special school SLA£0.00
Ealing Learning Partnership high school SLA£0.00
Start date Thursday 4 November 2021
Times 18:00 - 19:15
Number of sessions 1