Governance chat - May 2023

To support governors across the Diocese, Our Governance Consultant, Mike Simmonds offers a monthly opportunity to discuss any current issues or concerns, support one another and introduce ideas.

This session runs on the first Friday of every month at 12:15pm.

Grab your sandwich and join Mike at lunchtime for a 30 minute chat about governance on the first Friday of each month (term time). You can book your space using the booking form below.

Location: Online via Zoom

Duration: 30 minutes

Suitable for: Governors

Facilitator: Diocesan Governance Consultant, Mike Simmonds


5 May 2023, 12:15pm

Course facilitator

Mike works as Governance Consultant for the Diocese of Chelmsford as well as Governance Development Officer for the Diocese of Chichester. He is part of a Tutor on the Online Church School Governance Course for Liverpool Hope University. These roles include delivering training, providing support for schools and governance bodies and creating resources including a Grove Book, 'Church School Governance'. Alongside this he is a conference speaker on governance and education in general.

Mike Simmonds has 40 years' experience in school leadership/governance across three counties. He is currently Vice chair of the Directors of a MAT (2 schools) and Chair of a Church School both in the Diocese of Chelmsford.

Mike Simmonds




5 May 2023, 12:15pm


You must pre-register to attend.

Joining information will be emailed to you when completing the registration.

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