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17 April 2019

National Governance Association supporting schools by ensuring you have the ‘Right People Around The Table’.

17 April 2019

This spring, the National Governance Association released their updated version of the popular recruiters’ guide the ‘Right People Around The Table’. An invaluable document that supports schools through the key steps of the recruitment process, the ‘Right People Around The Table’ covers topics from evaluating your current board and where to find candidates, through to […]

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15 March 2019

School governors: have your say about ESFA advice on data

15 March 2019

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) are reviewing their 2018 publication ‘Understanding your data; a guide for school governors and academy trustees’ and looking for governors and trustees to fill out a short survey help with their review by 19th March 2019. ESFA are reviewing the ‘Understanding your data’ resource to evaluate areas for […]

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12 March 2019

Preparing Your Board for the Future – Succession Planning Guidance

12 March 2019

Have you considered who will be your next chair of governors?  Or have you planned for who will take over as chair of the committees of the governing board? If we are honest, considering the governing boards future development needs and focusing on succession planning can sometimes slip to the bottom of the to do […]

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11 February 2019

Liverpool schools recruiting governors come together

11 February 2019

Twenty-four governor recruiters from across the North West attended Liverpool’s Park Hotel in Aintree to learn about the best way to recruit governors for their schools and Trusts.  People from Governing Bodies and Senior Leadership Teams, including Headteachers, attended on behalf of their Multi-Academy Trusts, Federations and single schools. Margaret Crooks from The Academy of St […]

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7 January 2019

Inspiring Governance launches ‘It’s About Time’ campaign

7 January 2019

Today we are excited to launch our new ‘It’s About Time’ campaign, where we will be challenging those who are looking to make a positive change in their life in 2019 to sign-up to Inspiring Governance and begin the process of becoming a school governor/trustee. School governance is the perfect opportunity to put our spare […]

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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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