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Meetings: encouraging constructive contributions

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Last updated on 6 March 2017
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How can we encourage governors to contribute to meetings constructively? One of our associate experts, an NLG and the chair of a MAT board offer advice on how to prompt positive contributions, including ideas such as creating a question-asking culture and using papers to trigger discussion.

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Contents

  1. 1 Creating a question-asking culture
  2. 2 Ensuring reports prompt discussion
  3. 3 Eliciting constructive feedback
  4. 4 Self-evaluation of governor effectiveness
  5. 5 Team-building for improved effectiveness
  6. 6 Making sure governors have enough information about the school

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