We have designed the Further Education Chairs’ Leadership Programme to support Chairs in being able to:
The programme is subsidised by the Department for Education (DfE), this is an indication of how much government values the role of the Chair and strong governance leadership in:
The key benefits for chairs taking part are:
The key benefits for the organisation that the Chair leads are:
The programme explores governance leadership with a clear focus on the development of the Chair’s personal impact as a reflective leader of the Board and the wider organisation.
The programme consists of an immersive 24-hour learning experience at Oxford, in which there will be opportunities to hear from thought-leaders in the field of governance leadership, fellow practitioners from within and beyond the sector, and key stakeholders within the Further Education sector system, with ample opportunity for debate, dialogue and reflection.
Sessions are designed to facilitate discussion and stimulate new thinking, to generate ongoing learning both in those with deep governance experience as well as those new to the role of Chair, to encourage the sharing of practice and knowledge, and to create new networks of governance leaders across the sector.
The content is based on these themes: