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School Governors: Secondary school monitoring

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School governors need to be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of secondary schools. But what areas should you be monitoring and how can you ensure that monitoring is effective. This free course, School Governors: Secondary 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.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the nature and value of the governing body's monitoring role as part of school improvement
  • demonstrate a familiarity with governors and their different forms of monitoring and demonstrate ways in which governors can undertake their role as critical friends of the school
  • reflect on the importance of sharing information between members of the governing body and school staff
  • show an awareness of the importance of the evaluative processes to the improvement cycle.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 10 hours
  • Updated Friday 12th August 2016
  • Intermediate level
  • Posted under Educational Practice
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School Governors: secondary school monitoring

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School governors need to be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of secondary schools. But what areas should you be monitoring and how can you ensure that monitoring is effective. This course 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.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of postgraduate study in Education, Childhood & Youth qualifications. [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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