Governor Workshops 19 May 2014

What are Jewish Schools for? An international perspective on the purposes and aims of Jewish schooling
Dr Alex Pomson, Director, Research and Evaluation, Rosov Consulting

Common Elements in American Jewish Teaching by Alexander M Dushkin
Notes from the workshop

Reading new data: What do we know about the demographic patterns in the community and how can we use this for school planning? 
Dr Jonathan Boyd,  Director, JPR

Below are several key reports which the presentation was based on:

Jews in the United Kingdom in 2013: Preliminary findings from the National Jewish Community Survey
2011 Census: Thinning and Thickening
2011 Census: A Tale of Two Jewish Populations
2011 Census: Initial insights into Jewish neighbourhoods
2011 Census: Initial insights about the UK Jewish population

New structures, new challenges: What are Academy chains, umbrella trusts and the other new structures that schools are being increasingly encouraged to consider?
Steve Kenning, CEO, Aspirations Academies Trust

Governance and Multi Academy Trusts

Asking the right questions: Developing the knowledge and understanding of how Governing bodies should question and challenge

Clare Collins, National Governors Association

Effective Governance Question and Challenge
Question and Challenge: A Step by Step Guide
Torshire Visit Report