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20 February 2018

New guide encourages governing boards to get the right people around the table

20 February 2018

National Governance Association (NGA) has updated and relaunched its well-received guide the right people around the table. With practical guidance and suggestions, the new guide is a must-read for governing boards looking to recruit and retain skilled governors or trustees. There are an estimated 250,000 people volunteering as school governors and trustees in state-funded schools […]

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19 July 2017

Nearly half of businesses have staff acting as governors

19 July 2017

A new study published in July shows that nearly half of businesses in the UK (44%) have staff acting as governors. The data comes from the 10th Annual Education and Skills Survey 2017 published by the CBI and education services company Pearson. Just over 80% of businesses that responded reported having some links with schools […]

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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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31 March 2017

New recruitment guide ‘The right people around the table’ published

31 March 2017

A new recruitment guide has been published today for the Inspiring Governance service. ‘The right people around the table’ is a practical guide designed to help school governors and trustees plan and carry out recruitment and induction. The guide highlights good practice for induction, training and succession. Five short chapters cover: Evaluating: composition and currant […]

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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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