The Handbook for School Governors
- Format Soft Cover
- ISBN 9780987036612
- Edition 2nd Edition
- Published 2012
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The companion volume to the best-selling Handbook of School Management, this clear and accessible reference book is the essential resource for all school governors – in primary and secondary schools, urban and rural, well-resourced and under-resourced, section 20 and section 21 schools.
37 sample policies, forms and documents that school governing bodies can adapt for their own use, including the key ones that they’re responsible for in terms of the South African Schools Act (these are also available separately on a CD-ROM for easy adaptation.
16 useful checklists
concise and lucid explanations of the South African legislation affecting schools
the differing roles and responsibilities of the principal and the governing body; effective structures, committees, and reporting
case histories and comments on aspects of legal cases involving school governing bodies
commonsensical, practical advice and suggestions on how to handle problem areas, such as fee remissions and fee collection, based on the author’s personal experience as the head of schools in widely different socio-economic areas
useful references to further source material
Of Interest and Benefit to:
School governors – in primary and secondary schools, urban and rural, well-resourced and under-resourced, section 20 and section 21 schools