Inspiring Governance connects skilled volunteers who are interested in serving as school governors with schools in England.

Education and Employers    


From April 1st, 2021, the service is re-focussing in order to:

  • Increase the number of volunteers looking to become a governor, especially those with the experience and priority skill sets that governing boards are seeking
  • Support governing boards to develop a wider breadth of thinking, skills, and decision-making by increasing the number of governors from diverse and younger backgrounds
  • Increase the support it gives to governing boards of schools that have been deemed requires improvement or inadequate, supporting them to assemble a strong governing board

Inspiring Governance is delivered by the charity Education and Employers and is funded by the Department for Education.

If you are interested in becoming a governor please read more about it here

If you are interested in recruiting a governor for your board please read more about it here

For any queries in the first instance please contact enquiries@inspiringgovernance.org