This event provides an opportunity for new governors to come together to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the governing body.
Participants will consider:
- the policy landscape
- the student experience
- the delineation between governance and management
- higher education regulation
- how best to hit the ground running as an effective governor.
GDP Induction to HE Governance for New Governors 1
13 October 2022
GDP Induction to HE Governance for New Governors 2
3 May 2023
09.30am Welcome and introductions - Aaron Porter, Advance HE
09.50am What new governors need to know about the higher education policy environment
10.30am Students' experience - Paul Ashwin, Professor of Higher Education, Lancaster University
11.05am Understanding the role and responsibilities of a higher education governor - Clare Hornsby, Head of Corporate Governance, University of Essex
11.45am Governance in HE (size of GBs, survey results) - Aaron Porter, Advance HE
12.00pm Panel of governors
12.30pm Wrap up & close
"I'm new to the sector so it was a great introduction to the differences and similarities in governance"
Beverly Shears, Independent governor, De Montfort University