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Student Governor Training 2022-2023 : Session 1 (of 2)

Training Course

Date: Tuesday 29 November 2022 to Wednesday 11 January 2023
Location: Peter Symonds College
Closing Date for Booking: Wednesday 23 November 2022

Student Governor Training: indicative timing 9.30am -3pm

This two part course is for new or fairly new College Student Governors. Delegates will be covering a range of topics to help them fulfil their role of Student Governor and strengthen their ‘student voice’. It also creates an opportunity to meet students in similar situations and form a network for further sharing of ideas and experience beyond the structured sessions. Before each session, venue information and any papers, for example, programme details or course preparation will be sent. Please bring pen and paper on the day.

Session one: Tuesday 29 November 2022
- understand the formal framework, responsibilities and structures around Governance
- consider essential meeting skills: such as listening, asking questions and body language

Session two: Wednesday 11 January 2023
- delegates to explore their experience and provide opportunities to build their skills for engagement, leadership and governance in areas of their choosing

These topics will be led by specialist trainers Unloc, with additional contributions from experienced clerks and governors.
This course is suitable for delegates from all types of college governance structures.

Booking must be done via your college Staff Development Officer. It is useful to know of any dietary requirements and accessibility needs.

Joining instructions and confirmation of a place will take place soon after booking close date. Note, there will be a fee for this training course of around £100 per delegate to cover costs, depending on uptake (this will be covered by participating colleges).

For planning your journey to Peter Symonds College there is useful information here and and
It's just a 5 minute walk from the train station. Due to limited visitor parking please let us know if you intend to drive.

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