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We believe the key to improving school performance is effective governance.

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Great news, welcome to the community 👏👍 https://t.co/3u08LCepFf📢 Teachers! 📢 Join @BBC_Teach tonight live at 7pm for 'Beyond Black History Month' It's a live discussion about t… https://t.co/b29ztYuLqL
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsWe're pleased to announce that @HLStolton, CEO of @SchoolGovNet will be speaking at our upcoming online show this N… https://t.co/isMCn8Itol
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10/21
2020
We’re launching a year-long campaign to show why link governors for wellbeing are vital on school boards. Now more… https://t.co/1EZFzn2nMY
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10/19
2020
Please read and share my interview in yesterday’s ⁦@Telegraph⁩ about ‘How to talk to children about race’. I’d love… https://t.co/xuP7ntDuad
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsBank, Camera, Action is an annual school film competition run by @bankofengland. This year students are being invit… https://t.co/IM1ykyVfbw
10/16
2020
School governors can make a difference to children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing - and while they… https://t.co/uH8LrKzyQL
10/15
2020
Here are some excellent free Primary careers #resources from @CareerEnthus available to help support primary schoo… https://t.co/Z9tx3sNc3h
10/14
2020
If you're curious about school governance, and want to learn how you can support your community by becoming a schoo… https://t.co/Y9z46nVKmH
10/13
2020
This #WorldMentalHealthDay2020, we look at the effects of lockdown on children's mental health during the return to… https://t.co/1WD4YDzhT6
10/10
2020
School staff are navigating some of the hardest days of their careers. As part of our year-long #WellbeingGovernorshttps://t.co/5bx23sejAGAccording to @educationgovuk School and Trust Governance Report, 80% of respondents in governance roles were 40 or… https://t.co/RlgORY0Wpw#dbBorntoBe partner @SchoolGovNet is advocating for wellbeing governors on every school board, at a time when menta… https://t.co/xRd1Ywi0Bp
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10/9
2020
School governors, today @educationgovuk have released their October 2020 school governance update. See more here:… https://t.co/40FW5Xf5qXThis Saturday is #WorldMentalHealthDay and we want to bring everyone together to #DoOneThing for better mental heal… https://t.co/XVvmqTO96S
Retweeted by Governors for Schools'I'm a big advocate of unconscious bias training - we've just done it, and offer it to some of our governors. It's… https://t.co/kUFQuEKKVJ'As a panel, we talk about unconscious bias, verbalising it and therefore are more aware of it. Hopefully it makes… https://t.co/SITwpHebF7'Remote schools can struggle to get any governors, so they don't feel they have as much choice about who they get o… https://t.co/OXkzTuFhUQOn retention of governors: 'Creating a culture that we get the best out of everybody and setting the tone is reall… https://t.co/QoTj5CBCR1Barriers to BAME applicants applying: 'We need to lose some of the jargon. A passion for improving the school is… https://t.co/QLBJRh8dpG'People don't know enough about the role or the commitment. It's about explaining what the role entails, requiremen… https://t.co/b8fKlDsF4g'It's about having vision and values in principle and in practice. You need to actually take steps to do so, while… https://t.co/qrgjGAHtE9'Young people need to see a diverse board. We have to start with our recruitment processes, what are we actively se… https://t.co/J7h8udzZRC'Governors need to think carefully about recruitment so that candidates from diverse backgrounds apply, and are rec… https://t.co/sywfzlOJpB'Governance isn't just about challenging school leaders. It's about challenging ourselves too.' @5Naureen #AcademiesGovernance2020'Support for volunteers is key. 95% of govs surveyed are still in the role a yr later, but some felt they hadn't ha… https://t.co/y4FF3laddS'School boards should represent the school community and the country as a whole' @HLStolton #AcademiesGovernance20Physical activity improves young pupil's mood, confidence and school work according to @Sport_England research. Re… https://t.co/9B022dh24tReally looking forward to chatting governance and diversity with Hannah Stolten of @SchoolGovNet and Alison Moise-D… https://t.co/CXM1xTRLjO
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsOur CEO @HLStolton is speaking on a panel 'Promoting Diversity Across Academy Governance and Leadership' - today at… https://t.co/s5IuL1rFcz
10/8
2020
We’re looking for a Partnerships Manager with a passion for and experience of education in Wales to lead our work i… https://t.co/S347968YUiFacebook caused controversy by urging teachers to 'request help' with school supplies by using their platform.… https://t.co/YiuZTxrRuE
10/7
2020
We're counting down to @WMHDay this Saturday the 10th of October. Help spread the word and raise awareness. Healt… https://t.co/ZtznObiRH9
10/6
2020
Our #partnership with @PwC_UK has been incredibly successful. Their employees have contributed hugely to governing… https://t.co/rHCf9kPodd
10/5
2020
Proud to represent @wlv_uni at today’s @SchoolGovNet event to talk about the start of our staff and alumni school g… https://t.co/3JM5AXvp87
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsEducation charity @TeachFirst believes 'at least a quarter' of authors taught in GCSE study lists should be from… https://t.co/QpGRiAG2B8
10/2
2020
In celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth @OfficialUoM are live streaming a discussion with Professor Gary Younge and gu… https://t.co/ck8xrEtDjzBlack history should be taught all year round as part of a diverse school curriculum that inspires young people and… https://t.co/EQOVQDre8D
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsCalling all school governors, @CuriousMindsNW are hosting a free session on the @Artsmarkaward which supports schoo… https://t.co/A93eZpdDO9Have a look at this fantastic role with @SchoolGovNet https://t.co/7LZjceEDAj
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10/1
2020
It's great to be joined again by @bettergovernor this Thursday at 8.00am for a #webinar on remote learning. Steve… https://t.co/Z3pM1drIRV
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsIt's great to be joined again by @bettergovernor this Thursday at 8.00am for a #webinar on remote learning. Steve… https://t.co/Z3pM1drIRV
9/29
2020
ICYMI: A caring and valuable panel discussion plus signposting to a range of resources and approaches to support po… https://t.co/JNHGCeeiWk
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsWhat do wellbeing governors do and what experience do you need? Read more about the role, and how you can get inv… https://t.co/gr8HqQ7o4hYesterday's panel discussion on pupil wellbeing during the return to school post #lockdown is now available to watc… https://t.co/vfqOU9sOxp
9/25
2020
Great to hear @JacksonRParsons speak at the @SchoolGovNet panel discussion on pupil #wellbeing. "#Teachers do such… https://t.co/L0ce4zHDeA
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsReally enjoyed taking part in this panel discussion today. #teachappy #WellSchools #wellbeing https://t.co/800MEa83IM
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsA big thank you to our panellists @JacksonRParsons, @MGreenwoodWW, @AdrianBethune, Matthew Audley @Place2Be & Rache… https://t.co/bnXoa7eWrmThanks to everyone who joined our #WellbeingGovernors panel discussion about pupil wellbeing on the return to schoo… https://t.co/c1zGSK9405'A whole-school approach to positive mental health and wellbeing to underpin your safeguarding is really important'… https://t.co/LMJkDhFQ2s'BAME families have been disproportionately affected by Covid but we shouldn't assume anything about any family atm… https://t.co/Gx76Ylxnti'Where there's a safeguarding issue with a child, it affects their wellbeing. We need to view the child in a holist… https://t.co/PRkcQmMqtK'Look at what's available in the local community and signpost people to support. It's frightening what's going on -… https://t.co/xLDaXRQp2u'There may be children who don't know how to talk about what they're experiencing for the first time, so we need to… https://t.co/lBHsWpz7ig'Headteachers have been working flat out so anything governors can do to support them has to be a priority'… https://t.co/iAvqJS4Ir6'I'm concerned for HTs - teachers are shattered already, but HTs haven't switched off since Covid started. Regularl… https://t.co/V9Mt7DZI2sQ: How do you get started on the MH&Wellbeing journey? A: Make sure you talk to your fellow govs and you have ever… https://t.co/sWaxjfcEB9'There's a lot you can do without being operational. good communication with SLT gives you enough clarification - t… https://t.co/HS7rhBKPwO'At my school, we have child-led initiatives, e.g. circles for them to talk in a safe space and a committee for chi… https://t.co/asxkrxmwVr'The first things I heard at my first gov meeting were about making sure that every child that comes to school is i… https://t.co/nbSc2nnJ1j'For new governors, remember that the school chose you as a governor and you have something to add' Rachel Przybyl… https://t.co/1oueQByXUI'Governors should be able to answer the q 'What does your school do to promote positive mental health and wellbeing… https://t.co/EIwhOkWOnV'When we talk about physical health, you don't start from a deficit level. When we talk about mental health, we sti… https://t.co/ZUzhc7rav7'My passion is thinking what we can do on an everyday basis to promote wellbeing for pupils and staff - it's not an… https://t.co/qBpJv6d6Sq'What part can you play in the collaborative (support) process and how are you playing it?' Matthew Audley… https://t.co/qFzuBrRTIiWellbeing and mental health in schools - live on the screen speaking about what schools can do for young people to… https://t.co/VS0D3B3yhx
Retweeted by Governors for Schools'Support needs to be cascaded. For governors, it's about building the HT's capacity to do the best they can. Advice… https://t.co/m147M3krUC'It's about building the capacity to reflect in the school context. It's not the what we do, it's the how we do it.… https://t.co/jeje8UuIRM @SchoolGovNet @JacksonRParsons @JacksonRParsons spoke with such honesty. Thank you for sharing your story and for the amazing work you do.
Retweeted by Governors for Schools'Post #lockdown, we need to consider how pupils feel about the changes that have been made - e.g. if classrooms cha… https://t.co/54HoYrzss9'The buzzword we keep hearing from young people is that they're feeling overwhelmed' @JacksonRParsons talks about h… https://t.co/3VhSJOtVlL'For governors, there's an opportunity to make mental health & wellbeing a key consideration in every decision made… https://t.co/2bE08ItNQaSchool Governors - you probably didn’t imagine when you first decided to become a governor that you would be suppor… https://t.co/CvJ1ubdDeK
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsLast chance to register for our webinar panel at 11am today, where you'll hear from mental health experts talk abou… https://t.co/Nxgl97TTux
9/24
2020
Teaching staff can now receive free resilience training from @mentalhealthuk to help young people that are transiti… https://t.co/HmNT9xxXkh
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9/22
2020
Join @smoothwall’s live Q&A webinar this Thursday 2pm, with Mark Osborne, Director of ICT & Infrastructure at… https://t.co/8TAoV5L2UlA great loss to everyone involved in the school governance community. Martin's passion for education and governance… https://t.co/XkATQjmtIZDo you have questions about pupil mental health and wellbeing? Join our webinar panel discussion on Thurs 24 Sept w… https://t.co/6JAPaRfoH4
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsAccording to a @Place2Be survey, just one in five teachers (21%) feel confident about tools or strategies to recogn… https://t.co/lahdJVsruz
9/21
2020
Listen to @AdrianBethune, teacher, wellbeing lead governor, founder of Teach Appy & author of… https://t.co/0qMIbNtIuD
9/18
2020
Join our webinar panel discussion on 24th Sept to hear @jacksonrparsons, CEO @theyouthgrouphq speak about the effec… https://t.co/FFOMmvEvQh @GLT_MAT @EastropInfant @SouthfieldJuni1 @InspiringGov @Young_governors @NGAMedia We'd be happy to help if you want… https://t.co/MvyDrzLvmXDo you have questions about pupil mental health and wellbeing? Join our webinar panel discussion on Thurs 24 Sept w… https://t.co/6JAPaRfoH4School Governors - you probably didn’t imagine when you first decided to become a governor that you would be suppor… https://t.co/R4mTma5gS8
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9/17
2020
Do you have questions about pupil mental health and wellbeing? Send your questions for our Wellbeing panel on 24t… https://t.co/uW7ZXFUjAU
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsMP for Wirral West @MGreenwoodWW , will join our panel on pupil wellbeing on Sept 24th. With experience as a second… https://t.co/Hn75DiORWE
9/16
2020
Do you have questions about pupil mental health and wellbeing? Send your questions for our Wellbeing panel on 24t… https://t.co/uW7ZXFUjAUWe’re delighted to have Matthew Audley, Lead Trainer at children’s mental health charity @place2be, on our panel ab… https://t.co/hmI0sdbWaW
9/15
2020
We're thrilled to see our colleague Julie's photo 'Empty' chosen for the #HoldStill2020 exhibition presented by The… https://t.co/ksnszW2hZS
9/14
2020
Looking after children’s mental health and wellbeing has never been more important. We've teamed up with… https://t.co/hW9yl4oahj
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsLooking after children’s mental health and wellbeing has never been more important. Governors can support schools i… https://t.co/vbjvkmeVIx
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsRetired educational psychologists are being sought by @educationgovuk to support pupils returning to school.… https://t.co/w0NGzQUT6G
9/11
2020
Why are wellbeing governors important and how can we support them? Our new campaign aims to keep mental health and… https://t.co/PUjyVyg7ZsLooking after children’s mental health and wellbeing has never been more important. Governors can support schools i… https://t.co/Xjaa8A4P9g
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsTeaching staff can now receive free resilience training from @mentalhealthuk to help young people that are transiti… https://t.co/HmNT9xxXkh
9/10
2020
If you're wondering how you can support parents with keeping their children safe on video-sharing app TikTok, you c… https://t.co/iMyNEg2tCn
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsOur Impact team is growing, and we’re looking for a Charity Development and Projects Manager to take our project wo… https://t.co/FGjTZciGs1Thanks @Joanne4PP for inviting me to @SchoolGovNet webinar. Brilliant introduction to roles/ responsibilities of go… https://t.co/zUqFTTmqsl
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsAbsolutely delighted to be working with @SchoolGovNet this year on diversity and inclusion and have huge respect fo… https://t.co/fTYNGJur9P
Retweeted by Governors for SchoolsWe’re looking for a Welsh-speaking Partnerships Manager to lead on our work in Wales, working closely with national… https://t.co/KX2Y53JTVA
9/9
2020

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