Governor Training (Cardiff)

On: 18 January 2018

At: Cardiff and Vale College, Dumballs Road, Cardiff, CF10 5FE

The Governor development days are being organised by CollegesWales/ColegauCymru in partnership with the Welsh Government. The programme will comprise of:

  • updates on quality assurance and the introduction of the new GDPR legislation in the morning ; and
  • an introduction to the launch and consultation of a new Institutional Review in the afternoon.

The morning session is intended for new and existing governors along with governance officers (but not exclusively) whilst the afternoon session is intended to reach a wider audience and include college principals, senior curriculum managers, as well as the chair of governors and vice chair of governors and representatives from HEFCW, NUS Wales and Estyn.

Welsh Government are keen to engage with the you on development of the process to ensure it adds value to existing assurance functions, and to consult further on the Leadership and Governance element being supported by John Graystone, Rob Humphreys and Sue Pember.

Three training dates and venues are as follows:

Monday, 15 January 2018 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, Llandudno Road, Rhos-on-Sea, LL28 4HZ

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at Gower College Swansea, Sketty Hall, Sketty Lane, Swansea SA2 8QF


Thursday, 18 January 2018 at Cardiff and Vale College, Dumballs Road 2, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5BF

If you have any queries about these events, please contact Julie Osman E: or DL: 029 2052 8385 M: 07943991586


10:00 Registration and Refreshments
10:30 Welcome and introductions
Iestyn Davies, CEO, ColegauCymru
11:00 Overview of the current developments in the FE sector in Wales
Iestyn Davies, CEO, ColegauCymru
  Developments of Estyn’s Common Inspection Framework
Simon Brown, Estyn
11:45 Data Protection Reform: The General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Bill The General Data Protection Regulation
Bethan Bonsall, Information Commissioners Office
12:30 Lunch
1:15 Welcome, introductions and background
Huw Morris, Welsh Government
1:25 The proposed approach
Marian Jebb, Welsh Government
1:45 Workshop 1 – institutional review and process
2:35 Refreshment break
2:50 Workshop 2 – leadership and governance indicators
Sue Pember, Consultant
3:40 Feedback, next steps and closing remarks
Sian Hughes, Welsh Government

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