22 April 2021

Is now the time to become an ‘Educator on Board’?

22 April 2021

….and a huge thank you to those at all levels in the education system who have so skilfully been working as part of governing boards steering schools and colleges through the pandemic. 2020-21 has been an extraordinary year for those working across education. The response to the Covid pandemic at all levels of the system […]

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3 February 2021

New ‘Value of Volunteering’ report shows positive impact volunteering in education has for individuals, employers, and schools.

3 February 2021

Over the past 12-months, the Coronavirus pandemic has placed enormous strain on almost every area of our national infrastructure, with some of the heaviest burden being placed on schools and academies as teachers and governing boards try to navigate choppy strategic waters in 2021. But what Covid-19 has also shown is the incredible spirit of […]

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17 November 2020

Bringing professional skill sets onto school governing boards

17 November 2020

The DfE’s recently published research into school and academy governance has highlighted that school/ academy governing boards are continuing to seek volunteers who bring professional skill sets to the governing table; to sit alongside their personal commitment to improving schools. The research shows that some of the most sought-after skill sets tend to be finance, […]

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29 September 2020

Inspiring Governance celebrates Inclusion Week 2020

29 September 2020

Inclusion week is about engaging and learning from a range of diverse perspectives within organisations. It’s an opportunity to highlight our own inclusion mission; to diversify school governing boards so they have the best skills and perspectives to make exceptional decisions for all children. Inspiring Governance is delighted to mark Inclusion Week 2020 with a […]

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1 September 2020

Inspiring Governance teams up with Health Education England to get NHS Ambassadors on the Board

1 September 2020

Inspiring Governance is delighted to announce our new joint-campaign: Let’s get NHS Ambassadors on the Board. Launched this week, the campaign aims to increase the number of people with clinical backgrounds and from diverse backgrounds on school governing boards. The campaign will also target allied health professionals (AHPs), healthcare scientists, midwives, psychologists ‒ who also […]

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24 July 2020

NAHT backs Educators on Board campaign

24 July 2020

Inspiring Governance is delighted to have the National Association of Headteachers backing the Educators on Board campaign to encourage more education professionals onto school governing boards. Launched last year, our joint campaign with the National Governance Association, aims to inspire teachers, middle leaders and senior leaders into school governance. At Inspiring Governance, we regularly get […]

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30 June 2020

Inspiring Governance announce 3 new School Governor Champions

30 June 2020

Inspiring Governance is delighted to announce that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC),  the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and Cambridge Assessment have signed the #SchoolGovernorChampion charter. We are pleased to partner with a civil service department, a professional engineering membership organisation and an exam group, as we remain committed to working across all industries […]

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8 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 2020 – Round Up

8 June 2020

As another Volunteers’ Week draws to a close we would like to take another opportunity to extend our gratitude to all those that volunteer as School Governors and Trustees throughout the country. Your efforts help shape the future for young people and build the strategic direction of the heart and soul of our communities – […]

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1 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 2020 – your pathway to improved well-being!

1 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 2020 is a great opportunity for us to say a huge thank-you to all of you who have volunteered to become a school governor through the Inspiring Governance recruitment service. We continue to get fantastic feedback from schools about our Inspiring Governance volunteers’ skills, experience and contributions to their governing boards. In current […]

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