Best Practice with Governors' Virtual Office

We have worked with hundreds of schools to develop the best ways of using Governors' Virtual Office and have captured some of these insights into a series of short videos. Please use the videos as a 'Best Practice' resource that might give you some ideas on how to get more out of your own GVO.


Videos related to the new version of GVO


An Overview of the new version of Governors' Virtual Office - Oct 2018

This short video highlights gives an overview of Governors' Virtual Office, focussing especially on the new verison of GVO that has become available in September 2018. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

A brief summary of changes in the new version of Governors' Virtual Office - Sept 2018

This short video highlights some of the exciting new features in GVO that have become available in September 2018. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

How to use the calendar function in the new version of Governors' Virtual Office - Oct 2018

This short video shows you how to use the calendat function to keep abreast of what is happening in the life of your Governing Body. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

How can I use the Meeting Pack function in the new version of Governors' Virtual Office? - Oct 2018

This short video show you how to use the Meeting Pack function to get briefed before your next meeting. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

How to create a Meeting Pack in the new version of Governors' Virtual Office - Oct 2018

This short video shows you how to create a Meeting Pack in the new version of GVO. In particular it highlights the use of the new "link to" functionality when listing meeting paparers wiythin the Meeting Pack. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

Site Admin for System Managers in the new version of Governors' Virtual Office - Oct 2018

This short video shows managers how to take care of site admin including updating Governing Body membership. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.



Videos related to the older version of GVO

An Overview of Governors' Virtual Office

This short video gives an overview of Governors' Virtual Office and some of its key features. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

Secure communication with the Notifications function

This short video explains how to use Notifications to improve communication between governors whilst maintaining high security. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

Creating Links to files within GVO

This short video explains how to create a link to a file that is already stored within GVO. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

Hints and Tips on using GVO in a Multi Academy Trust

This short video offers some suggestions on how to use GVO most effectively within a Multi Academy Trust (MAT). Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

What's the best way of creating a meeting pack in Governors' Virtual Office?

This short video explains how to create a meeting pack. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.

How do I make best use of the Calendar function in GVO?

This short video explains how to make best use of the Calendar function in GVO. Please use the "full screen" control to expand the video.