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Just for Governors, 1, Opting for Health
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produced by Available Light Productions, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 14 mins
Southdown Infants school near Bath started their own catering business in order to ensure healthy and nutritional dinners for their pupils. Inspired by the Headteacher's belief that additive and fat saturated meals were responsible for poor behaviour patterns, the governors decided to opt out from their LEA cateri...
produced by Available Light Productions, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 14 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, Looked After Children
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produced by Real Life Productions, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 16 mins
A panel of governors wrestle with the hypothetical but life-like dilemmas posed when a child with special needs is admitted to a new school. They hear that the child has been admitted in the face of opposition from the head, who's concerned about the additional resources the pupil requires. It soon becomes clear t...
produced by Real Life Productions, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 16 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, Pupils for a Day
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produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
"How can school governors deepen their understanding of the pupil experience of school? One Local Authoriity thinks it has the answer - offering its governors the chance to become pupils for a day. School governors are expected to help make crucial decisions on behalf of the pupils. Knowing exactly how it feels...
produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, Recruiting a New Head
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produced by Real Life Productions, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
Our panel of governors debate the best means of recruiting a new head, as they wrestle with the hypothetical but realistic scenario posed by a series of reconstructions. Their discussion ranges across the possibility of promoting the deputy to the need for an overhaul of the school's staff development procedure...
produced by Real Life Productions, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, Trust Schools
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produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
"All schools are now able to create charitable trusts - but what does this actually mean for governors and schools? Anil Basra, himself a Chair of Governors, is intrigued by the claims made for trust schools. There's a lot at stake - control of admissions, employment, land and assets; the make-up of the governin...
produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 14 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, New Admissions Code
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produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 17 mins
The new admissions code which was introduced in February 2007 is designed to make admissions policies fairer and more transparent. Practices like interviewing and taking up references which could allow covert selection to take place are now forbidden. Fiona Millar, a governor and journalist, finds out how the code...
produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 17 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, Specialist Status
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produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 19 mins
The aim of the specialist-school programme is that all secondary schools in the country will eventually have specialist status. Frances Stickley is chair of governors at Kings Langley School in Hertfordshire, which is in the process of applying for specialist arts status. In this film she visits Nower Hill High Sc...
produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 19 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, Governor Training
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produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2008), 18 mins
"The National Governors' Association is lobbying for the introduction of compulsory induction training for new governors. In the light of this, three new governors review different types of induction training which are currently available. Annette Fisher tries a paper-based course, 'First Certificate in Governan...
produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2008), 18 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, Mentoring the Chair
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produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2008), 17 mins
Across the country there are various mentoring schemes in place to offer support for chairs of governors. We focus on the relationship between a new chair of governors and her mentor, and the chair of a school which has been given notice to improve and the mentor who has helped steer her through challenging times.
produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2008), 17 mins
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Just for Governors, 1, SENCOs
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produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2008), 18 mins
Governors have responsibility for special educational needs provision. At St. Joan of Arc Secondary School in Rickmansworth the SEN link governor is very proactive and works closely with the two (job-sharing) SENCOs. They have implemented a range of strategies for ensuring effective SEN provision, beginning with m...
produced by Illumina Digital, in Just for Governors, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2008), 18 mins
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