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Finance - Governor training

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Course details:

DateTime*VenueTrainerTarget Group


6.00pm to 8.00pm Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy, Llanrwst   All governors, Members of Finance Committee

*The finish times are approximate. Any unsustainable course, due to low numbers, will be cancelled.

Aims and Objectives


  • To ensure governors are aware of the financial responsibilities of governing boards

This is an interactive workshop looking at governors’ responsibilities. The session focuses on:

  • the scheme for financing schools
  • financial regulations and contract standing orders
  • how school funds are operated

It will also consider the legal obligations of governors and the expectations of Local Authorities and Welsh Government with regards to school finances.

This session will cover those areas required under the legislation

  • Key roles and responsibilities of governing bodies
  • Where to access further support and training

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Ensure governors understand their role and responsibilities
  • Understand financial regulations and the requirements of school governing boards
  • Understanding of the questions to ask and processes to follow
  • To improve the effectiveness of Governing Bodies
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