UCU-LSIS-UNISON FE Staff Governors' Conference 2011

New Government, New Institutions: Change and Development in College Structures and Governance

Thursday 24 November 2011 (all day) - UCU's Head Office, Carlow Street, London

This year's UCU-LSIS-UNISON FE Staff Governors' Conference focussed on the development of new structures within FE and how this will impact on governance and accountability in a rapidly evolving and (further) diversifying FE sector. This practical and skills-focused event gave an overview of the latest changes in the sector, provided case studies of the different models of governance which are emerging as a result of these changes and facilitated the development of delegates' effectiveness in carrying out their role.

programme for the conference is available here:  Programme UCU-LSIS-UNISON FE Staff Governors' Conference 24-Nov-11 [163kb].

Slides used by speakers are available here:

Rob Wye - An Overview of Current Developments in FE Rob Wye - the Skills Landscape, 2012 and Beyond [1Mb]

Jo Matthews - The Role of the Staff Governor Jo Matthews - The Role of the Staff Governor [1Mb]

Debbie Wilshire - Staff Voice and Effective Governance, Cornwall College Debbie Wilshire - Staff Voice and Effective Governance, Cornwall College [839kb]

Carla Ramsay - Governance at Hull College Group Carla Ramsay - Governance at Hull College Group [1Mb]

Lynn Merilion - Principal, Stockport College Lynn Merilion - Principal, Stockport College [383kb]

Other documents associated with the conference are available here:

Vogt E. et al - the Art of Powerful Questions Vogt, E. et al - the Art of Powerful Questions [269kb] 

NIACE Report - A dynamic nucleus at the heart of local communities NIACE report - A dynamic nucleus at the heart of local communities

LSIS Report - The Further Education and Skills Sector in 2020: A Social Productivity Approach LSIS report - the Further Education and Skills Sector in 2020 - A Social Productivity Approach

LSIS Report - Open Public Services White Paper - A Quick Summary LSIS report - Open Public Services White Paper – a quick summary

John Hayes - Vision for Further Education 15 June 2011  John Hayes Vision for Further Education of 15 Jun 2011

LSIS Report - FE and Its Contribution to Social and Economic Life - A Vision for the Big Society LSIS report FE and its contribution to social and economic life – a vision for the Big Society

LSIS Report - New Challenges, New Chances - A Quick Summary LSIS report New Challenges, New Chances – a quick summary

A Staff Governors Network Form 2011 is available here: Staff Governors Network Form 2011 [52kb]

Last updated: 13 January 2014