6 March 2020

Careers guidance for Governors and Trustees on National Careers Week 2020

6 March 2020

This week marks National Careers Week 2020, the celebration of careers guidance for young people across the UK, which provides pupils with information and resources about taking the next steps into the world of work. And this week serves as a timely reminder of the important role that School Governors and Trustees can play in […]

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3 March 2020

Calling all Engineers – Take a Closer Look at School Governance

3 March 2020

As part of the government’s broader Take a Closer Look Campaign to encourage more young people to consider engineering, Inspiring Governance are actively seeking engineers to become school governors and trustees. We want engineers, who love what they do, to join school governing boards and make a real impact on the lives of young people. […]

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28 February 2020

National Governance Association launches Visible Governance in Schools Campaign

28 February 2020

Visible Governance in Schools campaign: celebrating good governance To celebrate and promote the value that good governance brings to the school system and the people that volunteer for the role, Inspiring Governance is supporting the Visible Governance in Schools campaign. Governors and trustees are encouraged to champion their contribution to the education system and shine […]

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17 February 2020

Employers across the country sign-up to become School Governor Champions

17 February 2020

It has been 4 months since Inspiring Governance launched the ‘Be A School Governor Champion’ campaign and in that time we are delighted that a range of employers from all sectors have signed-up to inspire their employees to support local schools by volunteering to become Governors and Trustees. Since October, we have had commitments from Universities, […]

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1 December 2019

Inspiring Governance launch new ‘School Governor Champion’ campaign

1 December 2019

This week, Inspiring Governance launch our new ‘Be A School Governor Champion’ campaign. We are hoping to engage all employers large and small and ask them to encourage their staff to become school and academy governors. New research carried out by our parent charity Education and Employers suggests there are enormous benefits of governing for […]

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1 November 2019

Read our new research into school and academy governance

1 November 2019

Over ten years ago Business in the Community (BITC) published their landmark report ‘Governing our Schools’. The report was written by BITC’s Director of Education Nick Chambers and his team for the National Council for Educational Excellence, which at the time was looking at how to make employer engagement in education easier and better for […]

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12 October 2019

Inspiring Governance launches On The Road campaign

12 October 2019

Today, Inspiring Governance is very pleased to announce that we are going #ontheroad Inspired by our Regional Managers’ efforts to push out the governance message in every region of the country, our #ontheroad campaign is born from  our passion and desire to match skilled volunteers with schools the length and breadth of England. The campaign […]

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10 September 2019

Young Governors’ Network comes to London and Sheffield

10 September 2019

The National Governance Association’s (NGA) Young Governors’ Network will be returning to London and Sheffield this September. Open to current Governors and Trustees, and those interested in volunteering, under the age of 40, the events will be held in London on Wednesday 11th September and in Sheffield on Thursday 19th September. The session will offer […]

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9 September 2019

Inspiring Governance launch Inspiring Cornwall Employers

9 September 2019

Inspiring Governance has teamed up with Cornwall Council, the Diocese of Truro, the Regional Schools Commissioner and joined Cornwall Chamber of Commerce to challenge employers to Inspire Cornwall Employers. Schools in Cornwall are working alongside the Government-funded governor recruitment service Inspiring Governance to address the growing need for new volunteers in the county. People who […]

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3 September 2019

National Governance Association release their 2019 Annual Governance Report

3 September 2019

Today, the National Governance Association (NGA) have released their annual governance report. With nearly 6,000 respondents, the report published in association with the Times Educational Supplement (TES), found areas that provide food for thought for governor recruitment. The report provides evidence of the continued need for the government to invest in governor recruitment pathways  , […]

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