Supporting school governors: some principles of good practice

Governors have an important role in schools. They are there to check that the school is performing as it should. Sometimes, however, governors meetings can be ‘too cosy’ and governors can be too willing to take everything that the head teacher says on face value. What can be done to make sure that governors are […]

Call for Evidence: School Governance Scrutiny Inquiry

A new scrutiny inquiry panel has started that is looking at ways in which School Governors can be better supported to ensure that schools are performing well and improving. Over the next few months the Panel will be looking into many aspects of the work of school governors and will look to answer the question ‘How can the […]