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Self-Evaluation and School Governors

Self-evaluation is a process through which schools, individuals and various groups within a school reflect on their current practice, identify and celebrate their strengths and identify and address areas for improvement.
 

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24/10/2018

Why become a School Governor?

Governors have a wide range of managerial responsibilities and play a central role in the planning, development, monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of school life.

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19/10/2018

School Development Service

The School Development Service (SDS) delivers high quality strategic support and challenge to school principals, Boards of Governors and school staff in order to ensure that standards are raised and education outcomes for children and young people are improved.

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15/11/2018

Grant Maintained Integrated Schools

Grant-Maintained Integrated (GMI) schools seek to add value to the education process by inviting Protestants and Catholics to come together with other traditions in order to improve their understanding of one another, their own cultures, religions and values.

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29/09/2018

School Development Planning

The School Development Plan (SDP) is a strategic plan for improvement.

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24/10/2018

About the Education Welfare Service

Education provides young people with the opportunity to prepare for life. The Education Welfare Service (EWS) is a specialist education support service which seeks to help young people and their families get the best out of the education system.

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15/10/2018

Governor training

Access the Training and Support Programme for Members of Boards of Governors 2018-19

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16/11/2018

A Guide for Governors

“Every School a Good School – The Governors Role” is a DE reference guide outlining the roles and responsibilities of school Boards of Governors.

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30/10/2018

School improvement

The Department of Education is committed to ensuring that every school is a good school and has identified raising standards and tackling underachievement as key priorities in enabling every young person to fulfil their potential at each stage of their development.

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School Governors

Information and resources to help Boards of Governors become more effective.

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Voluntary Grammar Schools

A Voluntary Grammar (VG) School is a post-primary school managed by a Board of Governors, which consists of persons appointed in line with each school’s scheme of management (usually trustees or foundation governors) along with representatives of parents and teachers and, in most cases, members appointed by the Department of Education.

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29/09/2018

Membership of the Board of Governors

The membership of the Boards of Governors differs according to the sector and whether the school is Primary, Post-Primary, Nursery, Special or Grammar.  

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02/10/2018

Manual for Principals and Governors

Ensuring a healthy and safe environment for staff, pupils, and visitors is an essential part of any school manager’s responsibility and to do this successfully, an effective health and safety management system should be in place.  

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10/11/2018

Educational Standards

The strategic role of the Board of Governors is to fulfil its functions in relation to raising and maintaining high standards of educational attainment within their schools.

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24/10/2018

Local Management of Schools

Schools have been allocated a budget allocation calculated using the Common Funding formula. This budget allocation is delegated to Board of Governors and Principals to enable them to manage schools effectively by using the resources to meet the needs and priorities they have identified.

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29/09/2018

Model Hospitality Policy for Schools

The Department of Education (DE) has directed that the Board of Governors for each school should agree a policy for hospitality and related areas.

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17/10/2018

Templates and Guides

The ‘ea Think Data’ resource hub has been developed for all staff, schools, youth groups, governors and education sector stakeholders to prepare for GDPR.

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30/10/2018

S: Safeguarding and Child Protection

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10/11/2018

Useful Links

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30/10/2018