Enhancing the capabilities of technical education in India


A collection of short, personal insight audio and video interviews from leaders, members and chairs of governing bodies.

Dr. Nicholas Sanders served for 10 years as an external member of the governing body of the University of Warwick and as a member of many of its committees covering finance, HR issues, research and a range of other topics. Before that he was a senior official in the Department for Education in London, working as Principal Finance Officer, one of the national Schools Directors and as Director for Higher Education. Earlier in his career he spent three years working in the Prime Minister's office at 10 Downing Street, serving James Callaghan and Margaret Thatcher.

Dr. Sanders answers questions on governance and leadership:

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Self-review is a key activity and output of the Good Governance Programme through which institutions can examine their current governance practice. Self-review can be undertaken regularly (for example every 3 -5 years).

Supporting governance development needs of individual governors, governing bodies, institutions and States is a key activity of this and other national and regional initiatives. Another output of the Good Governance Programme is a Governance Development Plan to see how governance development is built into institutional development through clear, timebound action planning.



Implementing good governance practice is the primary outcome of the Good Governance Programme demonstrated by institutions developing their own governance guidelines which sets out institutional governance practices based on the TEQIP Good Practice Guide for Governing Bodies. This would include a process and timetable for monitoring and reviewing governance practise.
Sharing experience underpins and supports the Good Governance Programme through good governance learning forums, sharing of institutional case studies of good practice, highlighting common gaps, barriers and issues, and helping institutions to learn from one another.