Event Details

10

Jul

The Professional Clerking Programme (Leeds cohort 9)

This new Professional Clerking Programme offers an integration of effective clerking with the wider activities of school business leadership. It is designed, developed, and delivered by experts and practitioners in school governance working with the Institute of School Business leadership (ISBL) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).  The strength of this unique partnership offers up-to-date and hands-on expertise, along with the credibility and capability from the professional bodies.

There are eight core topics delivered through module workbooks, which are both practical and informative. These are easy to access on-line units are focused on the Department for Education's (DfE) Clerking Competencies framework, designed to build the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed for effective and efficient clerking. 



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Programme includes

  • Two face-to-face workshops with an experienced facilitator to ensure participants understand how to engage with the programme
  • A focus on the development of clerking competencies
  • Professional trainers to provide guidance, knowledge, and ongoing support
  • A dedicated contact person who is available throughout the whole programme
  • A diagnostic self-review undertaken at the start and end of the programme - to evaluate strengths and development needs, and assess the learning journey
  • Access to newly written, interactive clerking and governance e-learning modules and resources
  • Participation in peer-to-peer and group learning to strengthen and enable networking
  • Reflective activities and projects to ensure that learning is embedded and has impact in the participants role
  • Accessible workbooks and learning journal so that learning can be recorded and revisited, in personalised programme records

There are eight core topics delivered through module workbooks, which are both practical and informative. These are easy to access on-line units are focused on the Department for Education's (DfE) Clerking Competencies framework.

Time commitment is 60 hours

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Location:

Leeds - venue tbc

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8 modules are:

Implications for clerking in the maintained and academy sector

 

Clerking in a MAT structure

 

Risk, compliance, effectiveness, and efficiency

 

Conflicts of interest

 

Assurance and prevention of fraud

 

The professional clerk as an information provider

 

Recruitment and performance management

 

Accountability to Ofsted and other external bodies; including clerking within the context of special notice (i.e. Financial Notice to Improve or Special Measures)

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Stephen Morales, Chief Executive of the Institute of School Business Leadership said: “The clerking programme will enable clerks in all types of educational establishments to understand their roles and responsibilities and carry them out effectively. The correlation between leadership, governance and business efficiencies are at ISBL’s core. We are delighted to be working with CIPFA in developing and delivering this training, they bring over 100 years of experience in designing and providing world-class leadership development to public sector organisations.”

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The programme cost is only £75 + VAT

Face to face session runs 10am -4pm

Location: TBC

 

Your place is confirmed upon receipt of payment

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