Governance during COVID-19

PAG Staff COVID-19, Governance, Leadership

Governance during COVID-19 Gary Brown is an experienced non-executive director and Academy Ambassador who currently sits on the board of a small all-through MAT in Warwickshire and a mid-sized MAT in the West Midlands. Read below to learn more about Gary’s experience as a governor during COVID-19. w Over the past few weeks, I have worked with a number of organisations to …

Policy Doctor: An Origin Story

PAG Staff Governance, Leadership, Schools

Policy Doctor: An Origin Story S taff meetings at PAG are often interrupted by shared experiences of interminable and less than effective governing body/trust meetings. The root of these frustrations is the same each time – wasted time and effort that could be expended more fruitfully on focusing on teaching and learning. One of the biggest drains on time is …

Leadership Without a Crystal Ball

Charlotte Pearce Cornish Leadership

There are many names for it, from straightforwardly “the pandemic”, to dramatically “The Event” (always capitalised), to comfortingly minimising “the kerfuffle”. However we refer to it, we can all agree that the current situation is leadership challenge which is unprecedented in the UK and much of the rest of the world. Like many professional services firms, PAG works on a …