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Improving Schools Programme (ISP) Strengthening governance: knowing your school

Publication date:
Mar 2009
Governor, Local authority staff, SIP (School Improvement Partner) manager
Guidance, Leadership, School improvement, Governance


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The purpose of this leaflet is to help governors in their role as critical friends, supporting the work of the school. It suggests ways in which governors can find out about the progress children are making in school and also offer an element of challenge through their monitoring and evaluation of this progress.

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