Founded 1994
Run for Governors by Governors

Lancashire Professional Development Service

Continuous Personal Development is an important part of the role of the governor.

If the call comes, one of the documents OFSTED will want to see is the governors’ training record.

In Lancashire we are fortunate to have an active governor training programme run by LCC, which can be booked here:

https://lccsecure.lancashire.gov.uk/lpds/courses.asp?subject=GOV

But evening and weekend courses do not suit everyone - especially in current conditions.

LCC are offering video conferencing training throughout the summer holidays and these courses are being advertised on the Schools' Portal.  The offer to schools is now a blended service of face to face training and video conferencing.  If a face to face course cannot commence owing to COVID 19 restrictions, it will presented via video conferencing.  Schools can request school based and cluster courses by video conferencing too.
 
As well as the booking link above, the main LPDS website is here: www.lancashire.gov.uk/lpds
 
Any queries can be directed to lpds@lancashire.gov.uk or telephone 01257 516100.

Learning Link is an online governor training facility providing forty courses for governors, clerks and school leaders to complete in their own time and in a location of their choice. Schools that subscribe to LCC governor training get free access to Learning Link.

NGA

You may be aware that the NGA has taken over the hosting of the former GEL online governor training. If your school buys the training service from LCC then you can register to use Learning Link.

Register at https://nga.vc-enable.co.uk/Register .

If anyone has any difficulties with the registration process they can let Matthew Swann at NGA know, otherwise if you come across any problems whilst using the site you can contact the Learning Link support team on 01943 885095 or at:learnersupport@virtual-college.co.uk .

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