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11 December 2020

New report on the value of volunteering in education

11 December 2020

We are publishing a new report entitled ‘The Value of Volunteering – volunteering in education and productivity in work’. The report will be launched at a webinar on the 8th January. Register now. Education Volunteering – ‘one of the best investments employers can make’ The new research, in collaboration with CIPD, reveals the positive value that […]

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17 November 2020

Bringing professional skill sets onto school governing boards

17 November 2020

The DfE’s recently published research into school and academy governance has highlighted that school/ academy governing boards are continuing to seek volunteers who bring professional skill sets to the governing table; to sit alongside their personal commitment to improving schools. The research shows that some of the most sought-after skill sets tend to be finance, […]

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20 October 2020

Inspiring Governance is back on the virtual road

20 October 2020

In 2019, Inspiring Governance launched the #ontheroad campaign inspired by our Regional Managers’ efforts to push out our governance message in every region of the country. From Dorset to London to Birmingham to Newcastle Upon Tyne, we are delighted to say that we are back on the virtual road. Throughout the campaign, we will be […]

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29 September 2020

Inspiring Governance celebrates Inclusion Week 2020

29 September 2020

Inclusion week is about engaging and learning from a range of diverse perspectives within organisations. It’s an opportunity to highlight our own inclusion mission; to diversify school governing boards so they have the best skills and perspectives to make exceptional decisions for all children. Inspiring Governance is delighted to mark Inclusion Week 2020 with a […]

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1 September 2020

Inspiring Governance teams up with Health Education England to get NHS Ambassadors on the Board

1 September 2020

Inspiring Governance is delighted to announce our new joint-campaign: Let’s get NHS Ambassadors on the Board. Launched this week, the campaign aims to increase the number of people with clinical backgrounds and from diverse backgrounds on school governing boards. The campaign will also target allied health professionals (AHPs), healthcare scientists, midwives, psychologists ‒ who also […]

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24 July 2020

NAHT backs Educators on Board campaign

24 July 2020

Inspiring Governance is delighted to have the National Association of Headteachers backing the Educators on Board campaign to encourage more education professionals onto school governing boards. Launched last year, our joint campaign with the National Governance Association, aims to inspire teachers, middle leaders and senior leaders into school governance. At Inspiring Governance, we regularly get […]

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30 June 2020

Inspiring Governance announce 3 new School Governor Champions

30 June 2020

Inspiring Governance is delighted to announce that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC),  the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and Cambridge Assessment have signed the #SchoolGovernorChampion charter. We are pleased to partner with a civil service department, a professional engineering membership organisation and an exam group, as we remain committed to working across all industries […]

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8 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 2020 – Round Up

8 June 2020

As another Volunteers’ Week draws to a close we would like to take another opportunity to extend our gratitude to all those that volunteer as School Governors and Trustees throughout the country. Your efforts help shape the future for young people and build the strategic direction of the heart and soul of our communities – […]

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1 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 2020 – your pathway to improved well-being!

1 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 2020 is a great opportunity for us to say a huge thank-you to all of you who have volunteered to become a school governor through the Inspiring Governance recruitment service. We continue to get fantastic feedback from schools about our Inspiring Governance volunteers’ skills, experience and contributions to their governing boards. In current […]

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