Name: Jo Holmes
School: Corbridge Middle School
Phase: Middle, Years 5 - 8
Governance Experience: Governor for 12 years since 2004, (with short childcare break) in first and middle schools. Chair since 2014.
NLG Experience: NLG since 2016, deployments have included mentoring new chairs, preparing Governors for Ofsted, supporting Health Checks and Acting Chair.
Headteacher performance management
Support in preparation for Ofsted inspections
Experience of governor’s role when exploring becoming a MAT
Name: Paul Carvin
School: Three Rivers Learning Trust
Phase: Primary and Secondary
Governance Experience: Governor for 6 years. Chair of Multi Academy Trust for three years. Worked with many governing bodies throughout career as school inspector. Head of Education in Gateshead LA for 6 years.
NLG Experience: NLG since 2017, support to and training of governing bodies, coaching of chairs.
Mentoring of governors
Development of governance in MATs
Self evaluation by governors
Training programmes for governing bodies