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Network exclusively for black governors launched

A new network will help black African and Caribbean governors in an attempt to increase the diversity of school...

Samantha Lauren King
Samantha Lauren King
Opinion

Governors and trustees need to listen more. It’s that simple.

Emma Knights explores the latest thinking in school governance Like a number of binary debates in English education, the...

Emma Knights
Emma Knights
Opinion

How to improve academy trust governance

Too many multi-academy trusts are struggling under poor governance at trust level, says Michael Pain, but Forum Education has...

Tom Mendelsohn
Tom Mendelsohn
Opinion

Sussex governors’ strike threat is “innovative governance”

There are three types of governance, says Andrew Clapham. So where do the governors in West Sussex who are...

Andrew Clapham
Andrew Clapham
News

Governors in West Sussex plan strike over school funding

Plans for the first “strike” of school governors have prompted a warning about the morale of volunteers who are...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Governor’s review 2016: Where does power really lie in multi-academy trusts?

This year has brought some much-needed clarity to the issue of multi-academy trust governance, says Naureen Khalid, as well...

Naureen Khalid
Naureen Khalid
News

Ofsted to scrutinise governors’ commitment after report found many lack expertise to challenge heads

Ofsted will keep tabs on governors not committed to their roles after the watchdog found many lack the expertise...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

School governance: 3 key issues right now

Emma Knights, chief executive of the National Governors Association, outlines three big issues with school governance raised at the...

Emma Knights
Emma Knights
Opinion

Year in review: a governor’s perspective on 2015

Governors have been in the headlines this year. Compulsory training, paid chairs and vice-chairs, and no more stakeholders have all been...

Naureen Khalid
Naureen Khalid