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Course Date

September 9, 2019

Course Cost


Registration and refreshments from 9.00 am

Course Time

09:30 - 15:30


Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

North Bridge

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Cancellation and refund policy

  • Cancellations must be advised in writing/email 6 working days prior to the event.
  • We welcome substitute delegates attending in your place at no additional cost.
  • A refund will not be granted if a registrant fails to attend or cancels within 6 working days prior to the event.
  • For residential courses cancellation must be advised 28 days prior to the event.

Course Description


The day will provide essential training for Governors in independent schools, and will offer an excellent opportunity to network.  All Governors are warmly invited to attend.

The day will be led by colleagues from Shepherd+ Wedderburn.   Malcolm Rust, Partner and Head of the Private Client and Charities teams at Shepherd+ Wedderburn will lead the event with a key focus on Good Governance.  Malcolm is an accredited specialist through the Law Society of Scotland in the field of Charities law, and with regard to Governance will explore with the delegates:

Fundamental Roles and Responsibilities

The role of the Board of Trustees

Case studies: fundamental principles of Board life

The duties of a Trustee under Scottish Charity Law

Common issues with governing Boards

The role of SCIS

John Edward, Director of SCIS, will finish the day with a look at the role of SCIS and the support available to Governors and schools.

***Please register as soon as possible to secure your place****

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