4 Effective governance

Effective teams have clear, agreed and common goals – their members must all be pulling in the same direction.

(Creese and Earley (1999))

The DfES, LAs and a number of authors have set out their own definitions of the elements that make a governing body effective. They have generally included the following:

  • having a sound knowledge of the school;


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1.1.4 Evaluating information

How well does the following statement describe your approach to evaluating the information that you use?

When I come across a new piece of information (e.g. a website, newspaper article) I consider the quality of the information, and based on that I decide whether or not to use it.

  • 5 – This is an excellent match; this is exactly what I do


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2.8.2 Purchasing goods and services

Activité 41

  1. Here are some phrases used in photography. Match the French and English equivalents

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