How many times do we stop and think about how we are, as a board or individual governor or trustee, effectively discharge the first core function of governance?
How would you define holding executive leaders to account?
In this article we look at some key areas to consider when putting forward governor challenge.
LA Maintained, Academies, Single Academy Trusts, Multi Academy Trusts, so does that mean that governance differs for each?
There should be an item on confidentiality on every governing board agenda - this short read hopes to generate some of the questions we should be asking about confidentiality – what it is, when it applies and why it matters.
Producing benchmarking reports has become a staple of a school’s financial monitoring. Here we consider what effects these reports are having, how they can be used to improve a school, and the tools available to achieve this.
Advice on how clerks can support their boards in focussing on strategic matters.
Interested in the role of SEND governor? Read on for a summary of how to be as effective as you can in this important position.
A well written agenda is a thing of beauty, one of the most powerful instruments in your effective governance toolkit and one which is often overlooked. Fiona Stagg, NLG and clerk, shares how to draft a good agenda.
This article by Andy Chell provides a great overview of the process of Headteacher Performance Management