Coronavirus: Local restrictions

Coronavirus rates in Oldham remain high. Additional restrictions are now in force. Do not socialise with anyone who does not live in your house, avoid using public transport, wear a face covering.

Coronavirus: Information and advice

Governor Support Service are offering the following governor training.

It is good practice that all governors, however experienced, attend training to improve their knowledge and effectiveness in their governor role and to keep abreast of developments that may affect their school.

To book a place or register your interest in a course, click on the course title and complete the booking form.

Cost of training is included in the Governor Support Service training SLA or 'pay as you go' - please email governortraining@oldham.gov.uk  for more information. 

Date Course and booking information Time Venue*
Wednesday 16 September 2020 Chairs Briefing 6 – 8pm via Microsoft Teams
Tuesday 22 September 2020 Hate and how we can effectively challenge 2 – 4pm via Microsoft Teams
Wednesday 23 September 2020 Hate and how we can effectively challenge 6 – 8pm via Microsoft Teams
Wednesday 30 September 2020 Attendance Training for School Governors 1–3pm or 6-8pm via Microsoft Teams
Thursday 8 October 2020 Any Questions on Faith 1–2.30pm via Microsoft Teams
Thursday 8 October 2020 Exclusions and Fair Access Training 1–3pm or 6-8pm  via Microsoft Teams
Tuesday 13 October 2020  Hate and how we can effectively challenge 6 – 8pm via Microsoft Teams
Tuesdays 13 and 20 October 2020 Finance Training for Governors (2 session training course) 12noon – 1.30pm or 6 - 7.30pm via Microsoft Teams
Thursday 15 October 2020 Hate and how we can effectively challenge 2 – 4pm via Microsoft Teams
Thursday 22 October 2020 New Schools HR and Payroll System MyHR 12noon – 1pm or 5 – 6pm via Microsoft Teams
Monday 2 November 2020 Any Questions on Faith 6 – 7.30pm via Microsoft Teams
Monday 9 November 2020 Headteacher and Teacher Appraisal  6 – 8pm via Microsoft Teams
Tuesday 17 November 2020 Promoting the Educational Needs of Children Looked-After and previously Looked-After Children 1 – 3pm via Microsoft Teams
Thursday 28 January 2021 Exclusions and Fair Access Training 1–3pm or 6-8pm  via Microsoft Teams
Tuesday 23  February 2021 Promoting the Educational Needs of Children Looked-After and previously Looked-After Children 3 – 5pm via Microsoft Teams
 Thursday 6 May 2021 Exclusions and Fair Access Training 1–3pm or 6-8pm  via Microsoft Teams
Tuesday 22 June 2021 Promoting the Educational Needs of Children Looked-After and previously Looked-After Children 6 – 8pm via Microsoft Teams
Awaiting date Guidance on being lead governor for Emotional Health and Mental Wellbeing TBC The Honeywell Centre
Awaiting date A Governor Toolkit to a Wellbeing Conversation: How to Support Heads and SLT in your role TBC The Honeywell Centre
Awaiting date Mental Health Awareness for Governors: signs and symptoms TBC The Honeywell Centre
Awaiting date Chairing Effective and Inclusive Meetings TBC Oldham Hulme Grammar School

* All venues above offer access to free WiFi - if you need assistance please ask a member of staff

Online training

You can access the following courses anytime:

Individual bespoke sessions