Care Relationships

Friends Schools and the Religious Society of Friends

Arising from a research study conducted by Plymouth Monthly Meeting member Deborra Sines Pancoe with members of Friends school and Meeting communities, this booklet articulates guiding principles and positive practices for School-Meeting “care relationships,” to support Friends schools and Meetings in developing effective and meaningful relationships.
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Governance Handbook for Friends Schools

A useful resource for boards and heads of Friends schools, the Friends meetings that are in care relationships with Friends schools, as well as for private and independent schools. The revised edition provides guidance in areas of governance that are unique in Friends schools and new material on advancement, effective board process, and building an optimum culture for school leadership and governance.
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Principles of Good Practice for Boards and Every Trustee


Published by the Friends Council on Education for Governance Matters!, these principles and queries are meant to serve as a springboard for boards of Friends organizations to inform and deepen the practice of good governance.
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Principles of Good Practice for Friends School Boards

and Every Friends School Trustee

A companion piece to the Governance Handbook for Friends Schools, covering major areas of responsibility and attention in Friends school governance. Queries invite Boards, both as a whole and as individual board members, to consider their work and progress towards good governance.
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