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18 October 2019

Inspiring Governance launch new ‘School Governor Champion’ campaign

18 October 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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18 October 2019

Read our new research into school and academy governance

18 October 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 September 2019

Inspiring Governance launches On The Road campaign

12 September 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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1 July 2019

Department for Education announces updated Academies Financial Handbook.

1 July 2019

The Department for Education has published an updated version of the Academies Financial Handbook. Designed to help bolster the financial management and governance of academy schools, the key change is a new requirement that academy trusts must show how they have checked that their internal systems are effective and compliant through an independently-prepared annual report […]

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19 June 2019

Inspiring Governance presents at Hallam Festival of Education

19 June 2019

On Friday 14th June, Dr Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel, from our parent charity Education and Employers, presented to Sheffield Hallam University’s Festival of Education alongside former Education Secretary David Blunkett. Their joint focus was to look at the research, realities and importance of building bridges between the world of employment and education. Employers can and do […]

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11 June 2019

Inspiring Governance goes on the road for Volunteers’ Week 2019

11 June 2019

Volunteers’ Week 2019 was a great opportunity for Inspiring Governance to thank the many volunteers serving through us as Governors and Trustees, for the amazing work they do for young people throughout the year. The week is an initiative started by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and was also the perfect chance to […]

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