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What is a ‘Critical Friend’?
Tue 28 February 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 GMT
Target Group: Governors
Tutor: Hilary Grainger
This course will explore the role of the governing body in monitoring, challenging and supporting the work of the school.
How the critical friend’s role fits within other governors roles
Effective strategies in being challenging yet supportive
A comprehensive understanding of the different sources of information available to governors
The role of the governing body within the OFSTED framework monitoring and evaluation: asking questions and making judgements to support the school's self-evaluation.
- To appreciate the importance of being supportive but challenging and to feel confident in this role
- To understand the role and its impact on the school's self evaluation
To be aware of the range of information and data available