22 November 2018

Annual awards give deserved recognition for school governors

22 November 2018

People don’t serve as school governors and trustees for the plaudits, and yet the work that governing boards do up and down the country has the capacity to positively affect the lives and futures of young people. Inspiring Governance recognises the vital work that governors and trustees do – and we would like to thank […]

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24 October 2018

Inspiring Governance team up with the Institute of Directors to make business case for school governance

24 October 2018

On Wednesday 21st October Inspiring Governance joined forces with the Institute of Directors (IoD) to support the launch of their new report looking at the parallels between school and corporate governance. Dominic Judge, Director of Inspiring Governance co-delivered a webinar at the IoD designed to encourage major employers and their staff from the corporate, public […]

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18 October 2018

Inspiring Governance regional team meet young governors across England

18 October 2018

Throughout September, Inspiring Governance’s Regional Managers have been out across England engaging with members of the Young Governors’ Network (YGN). Set up by the National Governance Association (NGA), the YGN is a network designed specifically to assist governors under the age of 40 ‘to govern in schools by facilitating them to share their experiences, addressing […]

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25 September 2018

CBI makes the business case for school governance

25 September 2018

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has encouraged its members to ‘build stronger links with local schools and colleges’ by becoming school governors. In an article, published on the CBI website, Alister Bould, Head of Governance Programmes at Education and Employers, details the mutual benefits to businesses and schools of organisations becoming involved in school […]

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18 September 2018

Annual school governance survey published

18 September 2018

Today, the National Governance Association (NGA) and Times Educational Supplement (TES) have released their annual school governance report. The report gives thousands of governors the chance to voice their views and concerns about governance and the wider education system. According to Emma Knight, Chief Executive of the NGA, ‘despite the vital role that they play […]

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14 September 2018

Guidance published on the role of members in academy trusts

14 September 2018

The National Governance Association (NGA) has published new guidance designed to clarify the differences between members of single and multi-academy trusts and the role of trustees. This distinction has been ‘widely misunderstood for a number of years’, according to Sam Henson, head of information at the NGA. The guide, which can be accessed here, outlines: […]

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6 July 2017

Latest edition of School Leaders and Governing Boards: What do we expect of each other?

6 July 2017

The National Governance Association (NGA), the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) and the Local Government Association (LGA) have collaborated to produce a new edition of the popular guidance document: ‘What Governing Boards Should Expect from School Leaders and What School Leaders Should Expect From Governing Boards’. […]

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3 March 2017

Inspiring Governance with the Wellcome Trust

3 March 2017

Since the launch of Inspiring Governance in November 2016 we’ve heard from recruiters and volunteers alike, all extremely interested in our school governance recruitment and support service, and keen to get involved. Due to this demand we were delighted last week to be able to hold an event to bring together recruiters, prospective governors and […]

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21 November 2016

New service launches which revolutionises the way schools can find skilled volunteers for their governing boards

21 November 2016

The Inspiring Governance service launches today at an event being hosted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch with Lord Nash, Under Secretary of State for Schools. The new service revolutionises the way in which schools can find skilled volunteers for their governing boards. It also provides new governors and trustees recruited through Inspiring Governance with induction, support and guidance. […]

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