School Governance – mgslg

School Governance

School Governing Body Induction;
Have you just been elected?
This programme is designed
to enable you to seamlessly
fit in and perform your roles
and functions.
School Development Planning Programme; A three year strategic development plan is a road map for the school’s planned progress. This course gives you the know-how.
 
School Financial Management Programme; Financial discipline and prudence is an important element of school governance. This course will help you add value as a member of the finance committee.
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SGB Induction:
Roles and Responsibilities

An introductory training programme provided to ALL SGB Members to enable them to perform their roles and functions.

Target Audience
Newly elected SGB members

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RCL Summits and Conference

Organize seminars/summits to discuss current /controversial /challenging schooling matters.

Target Audience
RCL members
*Representative Council of Learners

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School Improvement Planning (SIP) Programme

This training programme empowers the SGBs on how to develop the SIP and align it to the SDP.

Target Audience
SGB members

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School Financial
Management Programme

Capacitate School Governing Body members who are in the Finance Committee on sound and accountable financial management controls.

To promote proper planning and efficient utilization of financial resources, thereby enhance school financial management discipline.

Target Audience
Finance Commitee Members

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School Policy Development
& Learner Discipline

Capacitate SGBs on corrective measures and processes pertaining to Learner Discipline.

The programme also empowers Institutional District Support Officers (IDSO) and Circuit Managers to understand the development and review of school policies in order to support schools.

Target Audience
SGB members

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Section 17 Governing Bodies (Twinning Schools) Programme

Support twinning schools on issues of joint School Governance for Improved leadership and governance through skills transfer and improved planning, financing and resourcing through robust management processes. Promote social cohesion through cultural exchange.

Target Audience
SGB members


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High Risk Schools Programme

The programme provides both training, support and intervention to schools with SGB challenges or where schools are identified as having challenges. This may include SMTs.

It provides focused training, support and intervention by doing the following:
Conducting a baseline study to inform project interventions

Developing support strategies for schools as per identified issues from the baseline report.

Implementing a monitoring and evaluation process to inform the intervention.


Target Audience
Schools with dysfunctional SGBs



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RCL Training of Executives

Leadership Support Programme for RCL Chairpersons and District and Provincial Executive committees

Empowering RCL Executives to represent learners’ interests with the school authorities
report back to learners on all decisions and issues that affect them

Understand the rights of learners, and the powers and tasks of SGBs and RCLs

Analyse causes of problems, and ways of solving them

Give direction on developing school, solving problems and resolving conflict.

Target Audience
RCL members
*Representative Council of Learners

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SGB Handover Programme

The focus of this programme is to train SGBs on the Handover processes and procedures, to allow a smooth transition and functionality from the outgoing to the incoming SGBs.

Provide the new SGB with records and information outlining the vision, the mission and plans in order to understand their roles and responsibilities and how the organization functions.

Ensure continuity of activities and plans so that the achievements of the outgoing SGB are not lost.

Assist the new members to improve the functionality of the school.

Ensure that SGBs are capacitated to perform their roles and functions as contained in SASA 84 of 1996 as amended.

Target Audience
Newly elected SGB members

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Induction of the newly elected RCL

Training RCL members on their roles and responsibilities.

Target Audience
RCL members
*Representative Council of Learners

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Recruitment and Selection

Provide SGBs with the skills, knowledge and tools to undertake this role, of recruiting and selecting of staff, for the benefit of their schools.

Target Audience
SGB members

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Ethics for SGBs

Train SGB members on the need to always integrate ethical principles and values in all their roles and responsibilities.

Develop a handbook for SGBs on ethics and advising them of their role in advancing ethical governance. .

Target Audience
SGB members

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School Development Planning (SDP) Programme

Assist newly elected SGBs to develop a three year strategic plan based on the mission statement of the school, and also to assist individual SGBs to be focused and directed in their activities.

The programme covers some of the following topics: initiating mission of the school for three years; SGBs prioritizing their projects according to SDP; Identification of school needs; monitoring effectiveness of teaching and learning process; providing information of the school budget; stipulating priorities for the budget; and evaluating the success of the changes made during 3 years of SDP lifespan

Target Audience
Newly elected SGB members

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Managing School infrastructure

Train and support SGB in the management of school infrastructure – in order to improve planning for maintenance, funding maintenance projects, accountability.

Provide a toolkit with guidance on how to manage minor infrastructural challenges and within reasonable timeframes.

Provide SGBs with guidelines on how to deal with major infrastructural challenges and what procedures to follow to alert the relevant authorities.

Target Audience
SGB members