Trustees' Week 2020
Trustees' Week 2020

Trustees' Week 2020


Trustees' Week 2020

Trustees Week is looking very busy! With the availability of online-training, sessions and workshops there is a huge list of events this year.

We’ve trawled Eventbrite and our networks to put together the list below.

Scotland’s Third Sector Governance Forum also have a full list of events available for existing trustees: https://goodgovernance.scot/trustees-week/trustees-week-2020-2/

Getting On Board have a whole Festival of Trusteeship aimed at potential trustees:
https://www.gettingonboard.org/festival-of-trusteeship  (Use code GONBCOMP for 50% off tickets)

Follow the links for further information and booking details. All events below are offered free of charge.


 Monday 2nd

Accelerate the Board Revolution: how do we transform trustee diversity?
Offered by Getting On Board
Charity trustee boards simply aren’t diverse enough. So, what are we going to do about it? Join us to debate the issue and drive change.


Tuesday 3rd

Meet the Charity Regulator
Offered by OSCR
We will cover 9 areas which we think charity trustees need to be considering during the Covid crisis, and signpost to places of support and offer an opportunity to ask your questions.

Governance in Challenging Times
Offered by Pilotlight
This session will focus on governance, across different levels, to highlight some of the key learnings that have arisen from leading through this challenging time.


Wednesday 4th

Protecting Your Charity's Reputation
Offered by OSCR
A charity’s reputation is one of its key assets which needs protected and it is the collective responsibility of charity trustees to monitor and protect it. This session will explore casework examples from OSCR Staff and discuss the key learning points for charity trustees.

Trustees Week 2020: A Different Type of Trustee...
Offered by Small Charities Coalition
This online session is a safe-space for trustees from non-typical backgrounds and life experiences to come together and share experiences, provide solidarity, understanding, and engage in peer learning.

Open to all trustees, defining themselves as from a non-typical background

(Attendees should be currently serving as a trustee of a small charity - an organisation with an income of under £1 million)


Thursday 5th

Young Trustees Digital Networking
Offered by Engage Renfrewshire (that’s us!)
This is for all young people interested in Trusteeship. Whether you're a sitting trustee currently supporting an organisation and looking to make new connections, or a young person looking to get more involved in an organisation you care about.

Improving Organisational Resilience - What Trustees Need to Consider
Offered by NCVO
In this panel discussion, we have brought together experts from across the sector and beyond to share their thoughts on key factors to ensuring organisational resilience. Join us as they explore the role of board leadership, collaboration and financial resilience in an ever-changing environment.

Fresh Thinking: Why Young Trustees Are So Important
Offered by  WCVA | CGGC
We will have some wonderful younger people join us to talk about their experiences with trusteeship, followed by a quick panel discussion and an open Q&A with participants.

Friday 6th

Young Trustees Movement Champion Training
Offered by Young Trustees Movement
A free 1 hour workshop that will leave you equipped to champion diversity on boards. Practical steps for young people interested in Trusteeship. 

DigiShift - Digital Trustees - The Need for Strategic Leadership
Offered by SCVO Digital & Third Sector Lab
This special DigiShift for Trustees Week 2020 will talk you through what makes an effective digital trustee, how to recruit them, how they can work alongside the full board, why digital strategy is vital now more than ever and what you can do next.

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