Love them or hate them, meetings are an important part of running your club. Learn to get the best out of your precious time at meetings with the practical advice in this section.  

A good place to start is the meetings overview.

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Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meetings have their own specific procedures, as follows: The month in which the The Annual General Meeting must be held is specified in

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Evaluating meetings

Evaluation has an important part to play in ensuring that meetings are effective and meet the needs of those attending. Collecting data on the perceptions

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Formal meeting procedure

In the interests of cohesion and goodwill it is desirable to reach decisions by consensus. However that’s not always possible and it’s important to know

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Meeting techniques

Brainstorming Brainstorming is used to expand the thinking of the group by putting as many solutions as possible before the group in a limited time

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Meetings overview

Why have meetings? When people act together as a group they will make decisions together. Meetings are necessary to ensure that all involved have an

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Minutes

Minutes are the formal record of decisions the committee makes. It may be vitally important that committee decisions are accurately recorded. If there is doubt

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Online meetings

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a massive increase in online communications, replacing face-to-face meetings and events. Whether it’s a multinational corporation or your Parent Club,

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Preparing for meetings

For best results, meetings need to be planned. Here are some tips for organisers / office bearers / presidents and secretaries: Know who is coming;

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Sub-committees

Different parents will join the Parent Club for different reasons. Some may be interested in organising social events and fundraisers, others in discussing current issues,

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