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Please note that due to the current situation, many training courses and meetings are being held online, often using Microsoft Teams.  Please check the specific details below.


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Financial Training for Academies/Free Schools

23/02/2021 19:00 - 21:00
To provide a basic knowledge of academy/free school funding and finance procedures. To explain the process for monitoring school budgets. To enable governors and trustees, in their strategic role and to effectively allocate resources to meet the objectives of the school, whilst ensuring value for money. An overview of the school budget and how it is made up. Strategic role of the governing body in managing the school's financial resources. Good practice guidelines in monitoring and evaluation. The difference between academies and maintained schools/audit trail.
All governors and trustees, particularly those on Finance Committees.
Katherine Vernon
Maria Gibbs maria.gibbs@wokingham.gov.uk
Council Offices, Shute End
The trustees must ensure regularity and propriety in use of the trust's funds, and achieve economy, efficiency and effectiveness - the three key elements of value for money. Academies Financial Handbook.
There is a charge of £145 per delegate for non-subscribing schools.