At Inspiring Governance, we work with lots of forward-thinking employers who have recognised the benefits of supporting their staff to govern in schools. We are looking for more employers to join our Be A School Governor Champion campaign to promote school governance to their staff.

The Business Case

What are the benefits? Watch our campaign video to find out:

“We all get something out of it – skills and experiences that are directly relevant to our careers.” – Darren Vertigan, IT Finance Operations Partner, Aviva

Supporting school governance is a great way for your organisation to build strong links with its local communities and give something back.

Take advantage of this free workforce development opportunity, by encouraging your staff to serve as school governors. This is a win-win scenario. Your employees gain valuable professional skills that they bring back to the workplace and local schools benefit from the highly sought-after experience that volunteers from outside education bring to the table.

A school’s governing board works as a team to support and challenge senior leadership, guide the strategic direction of the school and ensure public money is well spent.  There is no easier way for employees to gain experience of operating in a board-level environment.

Some of the employers we work with

Forward thinking organisations are embracing school governance as part of their people development and talent management strategies.  Is it time that you joined them?

Become a School Governor Champion


If you are interested in volunteering as a School Governor yourself, find out more and sign-up here