The Clerking Competency Framework: Part 2

Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at an overview of the different competencies within the DfE’s Clerking Competency Framework which outlines the skills and knowledge expected from a professional Clerk. This week we’ll be starting to look at the second competency – administration. The four clerking competencies are: Understanding governance​ Administration ​ Advice &Continue reading “The Clerking Competency Framework: Part 2”

The Clerking Competency Framework: Part 1

Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at an overview of the different competencies within the DfE’s Clerking Competency Framework which outlines the skills and knowledge expected from a professional Clerk. The four clerking competencies are: Understanding governance​ Administration ​ Advice & guidance ​ People & relationships ​Reminder – the role of the clerk The roleContinue reading “The Clerking Competency Framework: Part 1”

Preparing for 2022-23 (Monthly Mini Guide Sneak Peek)

In this week’s blog post I’ll be giving you a sneak peak of the August 2022 monthly mini guide in the Governance Professional’s Annual Planner 2022-23 to help you start getting prepared for the 2022-23 academic year. The Governance Professional’s Annual Planner 2022-23 has been designed to support Clerks, Governance Professionals and Company Secretaries workingContinue reading “Preparing for 2022-23 (Monthly Mini Guide Sneak Peek)”

Introduction to the NGA’s Governance Professional’s Career Framework

Earlier this month the National Governance Association (NGA) held its first Governance Professional’s Career Framework focus group online meeting.  Background The NGA has “made a commitment to collaborating with governance professionals and other interested parties to develop a career pathway for the profession” with the aim of launching their framework at the end of 2022. Continue reading “Introduction to the NGA’s Governance Professional’s Career Framework”

The DfE’s Schools White Paper: What does it mean for Governance?

As I’m sure you are aware, at the end of March the DfE released their widely awaited white paper – Opportunity for all: strong schools with great teachers for your child. The paper provided an insight into future national education policy and, as expected, had a strong indication towards a full trust based education systemContinue reading “The DfE’s Schools White Paper: What does it mean for Governance?”