Recent news, updates and articles

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Summer term clerks' briefings April 2014

The clerks' briefings this term will be held on the following dates and venues:

Thursday 24 April        10.00 am - 12 noon    Wickford CLC  (SS12 0LZ)
Monday 28 April           2.00 pm - 4.00 pm     Latton Bush Centre, Harlow (CM18 7BL)
Tuesday 29 April          10.00 am - 12 noon    Chelmsford City Football Club (CM1 2EH)
Tuesday 29 April           7.00 pm - 9.00 pm     Weston Homes Community Stadium (CO4 5UP)
Thursday 1 May           10.00 am - 12 noon   New Rickstones Academy, Witham (CM8 2SD)

Annual General Meeting postponed until Tuesday 13th May 2014

The ECA Executive Committee has decided to postpone the AGM that was scheduled for 2 April 2014 to Tuesday 13 May 2014, 10am, Chelmsford City Football Club, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, CM1 2EH.

Creating robust accountability - a toolbox for governors

The annual Essex Governors' conference was attended by nearly 300 hundred governors and clerks, who sacrificed a sunny Saturday in March  in the pursuit of even better governance. The delegates enjoyed inspirational and informative presentations from a range of people, including Tim Coulson, the "real" David Cameron, Gwenwillian South and Phil Beadle. All of the attendees also chose 2 workshops to add to their knowledge and understanding of the changing world of education and governance.