Training

Every governor should take advantage of the training available through their LA Governor Support Unit in order to acquire and update their knowledge and skills.

This section of the site contains useful information about the LA training programmes available:

Bridgend LA Governor Training

Denbighshire LA Governor Training

Flintshire LA Governor Training

Pembrokeshire LA Governor Training

RCT LA Governor Training

Swansea LA Governor Training

Vale of Glamorgan LA Governor Training

CSC Governor Training
The Central South Consortium recognises the importance of governors and the key role that they play in supporting and challenging their schools. To support them in this valuable role Central South Consortium is, from September 2016, delivering the mandatory training sessions for governors. Alongside these mandatory sessions the Consortium will also deliver a number of sessions which are pertinent to their role in school improvement. The termly briefings which proved very useful last year will continue and the themes of these will again focus on priorities related to school improvement and the work of the Consortium.
Training programme – Summer 2017

EAS governor training
The priority for the Governor Support & Development Team is to strengthen governance throughout the South East Wales Consortium.

ERW governor training
In this section you will find information on

  • mandatory training required of Governors by the Government of Maintained Schools (Training Requirements for Governors) (Wales) Regulations 2013
  • ERW specific training focusing on School improvement.
  • training and events diary for the region

E-Learning for School Governors in Wales
For access to courses please contact your Local Authority Governor Support Officer for a user name and password. Each time you access the site thereafter, your work will be logged and on completion a certificate demonstrating proof of that will be issued in your name.

FFT Governor training and resources
FFT’s free, user-friendly, e-learning tool consists of modules designed to help you make the most out of
your Governor Dashboard – visit elearning.fft.org.uk to register. Simple tests, interactive graphs and examples help you to get to grips with dashboard data and support and challenge your school. The e-learning tool consists of an Essentials module and an additional module for each of the Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 4 Governor Dashboards.