The School Governor Service has a programme of virtual training for 2023-2024
Go to the Training & events tab, select provider as 'School Governor Services'.
A downloadable pdf list of course with dates and times is also available,
please click here
School Governor Service - Training for Governors
The purpose of the training programme is to support governors in the effective strategic management of all schools and academies, to enable the best possible educational outcomes for children across the district and improve further education
and job prospects for them.
Pay-as-you-go training (not by subscription): The School Governor Service Training Programme is pay-as-you-go, the school will be invoiced for courses booked. The 2023-24 cost is £63 per governor per session; £140 for the Introduction to
Governance 4 hour course delivered over two sessions or a short day; £159 for the Chairing the Board 5 hours over 2 sessions) with webinars e.g. finance webinar, SFVS webinar, Music webinar £35 per applicant. The Chairs & Governor Develoment Group is free
for all governors.
Virtual online or face to face - most courses are virtual courses held on TEAMS however some are face to face and these are clearly marked in the programme.
eLearning courses are also available through www.skills4bradford.co.uk and are priced at £35.
booking requires a login
email your booking to firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, the name of the school to be charged for the course, the name and date of the course, your phone number.
www.skills4bradford.co.uk - governors not already logged in can click on Login using their school email address and click 'forgotten password'- you can then set your own password and use this moving
forward. If you change your email address please ensure your clerk is aware so they can update the website/ or advise email@example.com. All training booked by a governor will need to be checked out of the 'shopping basket ' by the school finance
authorised user. Please search for courses on the 'Training & Events' tab, select provider 'School Governor Service' to see all SGS governor courses.
The School Governor Service also offers:
On-Demand Training - one of our prospectus courses delivered just for your school/group (max 20 delegates) from £215 . To express an interest and discuss your requirements and get a quote please contact
Bespoke Training - tailored to your needs. Please ask for a quote - contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The details of the subscriptions for Advice and Clerking and other School Governance support services can be found on the website
Current Governor eLearning can be booked on www.skills4bradford.co.uk
please check the site as new eLearning courses are being added. Price per course per applicant is just £35.
Academies Overview - ELearning
Attendance - ELearning
Curriculum - eLearning
Link Governor Named Governor - eLearning
Recruitment of a Head Teacher, what governors need to know- eLearning
Staff Governor know your role - eLearning
SFVS for Governors & schools staff - eLearning (webinar recording)
Exclusions- duties of a Governor -eLearning (free to all schools for a limited time)
Music Development plan - a governors role - eLearning (webinar recording)
Future Training courses for School Governors in Bradford District: if you wish to put forward ideas/ requests please email
email@example.com or contact 01274 439400.