Educating the educators – School Governors

I’m very pleased to reblog this first post from a new site by Gareth Marr, about support for adopted children within school. Gareth highlights the early trauma adopted children may have experienced and the impact this has on their behaviour.

Gareth Marr

Welcome to my first blog. I’ve lots to learn on how it all works, (don’t like this font) but thought it best to get some words out and see how it goes. Tips, criticism and hints all will be welcome by this novice.

I’ve plenty to say, especially on the subject of caring for adopted children in schools so expect regular blogs.

Next Wednesday evening I am presenting at a training session on safeguarding for school governors in Windsor and Maidenhead. School governing bodies have had a real shake up under this current government and been heavily criticised for poor performance in many areas. They should set the standards for the school leadership teams to follow but can be often anonymous and ineffective in their role. Did you know that a school governing body should have a governor responsible for safeguarding children? Do you know who yours is? What do…

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