GGI offers a range of bespoke professional services to Higher and Further Education, benchmarking against both the HE and FE Codes of Governance and drawing on our wider public sector governance knowledge and expertise.Read more
Key features of our education service include:
- short, rapid diagnostic reviews, assessing governance structures, systems and cultures at a point in time and providing development action plans;
- comprehensive governance reviews, including Board/committee observations, in depth review of documentation and constitutional arrangements, one-to-one interviews with key stakeholders (ie Head of Institution, Chair, Governors and Executive);
- 360 degree review process of Board and Executive members to assess culture, behaviours and integrity of the Board;
- a detailed skills, knowledge and experience audit of Board members;
- review of recruitment processes (and induction procedures) for new Governors, testing the breadth and diversity of the Board;
- benchmarking with peer groups, sector Codes of Governance, HEFCE/SFA guidance and applying the latest governance thinking;
- access to a senior, expert Education Advisory Panel which GGI has brought together, sensitive to the governance challenges and strategic issues facing the sector;
- producing governance development plans and individual coaching and mentoring of Heads of Institutions, Chairs, Secretaries and Board members;
- Board support programme providing short, annual follow up reviews, including two on-site visits to use as the institution feels appropriate.
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28th October 2016
GGI is delighted once again to be sponsoring the Annual Lecture of the Association of University Administrators (AUA), to be given by Professor Madeleine Atkins CBE, Chief Executive of HEFCE. The subject of the lecture will be ‘Issues and Agenda for the Sector’, covering such topics a...
12th September 2016
Many of us will have forgotten that there even were grammar schools or what they were, nor will many remember the long battles to introduce or frustrate comprehensives. Maggie Thatcher became Secretary of State for Education in 1970 and ended the compulsion on local authorities to convert....
The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) report Boys to Men: The underachievement of young men in higher education – and how to start tackling it
12th August 2016
This report from HEPI (May 2016) found that the proportion of male entrants to UK higher education institutions is at its lowest point in history: compared with women, 94,000 fewer men had applied for higher education up to the mid-January 2016 UCAS deadline. Evidence within the repor...
GGI’s Managing Director, David Cockayne will be presenting at the Open Forum Events ‘The Future of Higher Education: Beyond Brexit’ on Tuesday 24th January 2017 at the Manchester Conference Centre. This timely conference will explore the lik...