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School Governors: primary school monitoring

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School governors need to be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of primary schools. But what areas should you be monitoring and how can you ensure that monitoring is effective? This free course, School Governors: primary school monitoring, will help you assess these matters and also look at the kind of evidence you should be sourcing, and how that evidence should be evaluated.

The aim of this unit is to:

  • explain the nature and value of the governing body's monitoring role as part of school improvement;
  • familiarise governors with different forms of monitoring and demonstrate ways in which governors can undertake their role as critical friends of the school;
  • reflect upon the importance of sharing information between members of the governing body and school staff;
  • raise awareness of the importance of the evaluative processes to the improvement cycle.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 10 hours
  • Updated Friday 12th October 2012
  • Intermediate level
  • Posted under Educational Practice
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School Governors: primary school monitoring

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School governors need to be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of primary schools. But what areas should you be monitoring and how can you ensure that monitoring is effective. This unit will help you assess these matters and also look at the kind of evidence you should be sourcing, and how that evidence should be evaluated.

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