Many parents will be receiving a copy of the Worth Less campaign’s School funding - Parent letter October 2018 from their school today. Some may not, and in some cases that will be because of concerns about recent updated staffing and employment guidance warning Headteachers and Teachers about not using resources for political purposes. But the first point I would make is that the Statutory … [Read More...]
Welcome to the Oxfordshire Governors’ Association website
Here you will find information for Governors of State funded schools in Oxfordshire.
The Association is run by Governors for Governors.
Please note we are not part of Oxfordshire County Council!
If you are looking for OCC Governor Services for information about Training Courses, Clerking etc. please follow the link to OCC Governors.
The first Open meeting this year included Stan Terry talking about the Strategic School Partnership Board, the OGA AGM and our main speaker was the author of the RSA report Who Governs Our Schools? Trends, Tensions and Opportunities , Dr Tony Breslin FRSA. The meeting was held at Wheatley Park School, which proved to be a good venue and much quicker to drive to than a number of us had realised! … [Read More...]
All 'governors' of state funded schools are automatically members of OGA and are welcome to attend our FREE Open meetings. However we do rely on Schools subscriptions to pay our running expenses (which are not excessive as we are all volunteers and have no paid employees). Our subscription charges are very modest at £10.00 for schools with less than 300 pupils and £15.00 for those with 300 or … [Read More...]
The Department for Education (DfE) has appointed the National Governance Association (NGA) to deliver governance leadership development programmes. NGA is working with local partners in areas across England to deliver fully funded or heavily subsidised programmes: Development for Boards, Development for Chairs (September cohort; Urgent) Development for Clerks. Development for … [Read More...]