Date(s) - 28/03/2022
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This half-day workshop is one of seven in a series across one school year designed to give Headteachers, HR personnel and any staff with line management responsibility practical skills and knowledge to lead staff and school systems effectively.
Managing Discipline and Grievance
In this workshop we will focus on the formal process of managing dispute. We will understand what is meant by conduct, capability negligence and grievance and how processes might differ in these situations. The ACAS Code of Practice will be the focus of this session and leaders will understand the roles of the investigator, the hearing chair/panel and the appeals process.
Also explored will be the consequence of not taking action, consistency of how policy and practice is applied and the nature of formal processes being supportive rather than punitive.
Full programme of workshops in the Essential Leadership Skills series:
- Employment Law: The Essentials – 16th February 2022
- Managing Absence – 1st March 2022
- Managing Discipline and Grievance – 28th March 2022
- Employee Engagement – 26th April 2022
- Managing Performance – 16th May 2022
- Managing Change – 13th June 2022
- Challenging Conversations – 27th June 2022
Each session is capped at a maximum of 12 participants to ensure the training will be interactive.
The workshops are bookable individually or as a set, to fit your needs and develop your staff knowledge and skills.
Theresa Mayne, FCIPD, is director of an HR Consultancy providing HR and Employment Law services to businesses across the UK. She has worked with a large number of independent and state maintained schools and clients such as NHS England, BBC, John Lewis, Central England Co-op and HSBC. She is a governor in an Oxfordshire school and is committed to supporting schools get the best from and for their staff.
Accessing the online event
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Participation in the online event
Our online events aim to be interactive and you will be expected to have your camera and microphone on, although your microphone should be muted. We may use ‘Raised Hands’, ‘Reactions’, ‘Chat’, ‘Polls’, shared whiteboards and shared screens during the session. We may also use ‘Breakout Rooms’ to allow you to work in a smaller group.
This event will not be recorded for copyright and privacy reasons.
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