Effective Governors, Excellent Schools

Governors for Schools exists to improve educational standards so that children and young people have the chance to realise their full potential.

We believe the key to improving school performance is effective governance. By finding, nurturing and supporting a committed network of governors we help to drive systematic change in how schools operate. Since 1999, we have been connecting schools across England with skilled and committed volunteers, supported by our business and university partnerships.

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In the last 5 years


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What our clients say about us

Working with Governors for Schools is effective and efficient in introducing some of the best people who have chosen to join the volunteer army of school governors. The governors we have appointed through Governors for Schools have been committed, enthusiastic and skilled. They have all taken on chair and leadership tasks on the governing body.

Sir Dan Moynihan - CEO, Harris Federation

Governors for Schools is regarded by Ealing schools as a trusted source for finding high calibre, skilled new governors.

Therese McNulty - School Workforce and Governance Development Adviser, Ealing Local Authority

Governors for Schools offers a tailored service, is responsive to our business needs and provides ongoing support to both the programme and our colleagues supporting school governance.

David Rowsell - Head of Education and Employability Programmes, Lloyds Banking Group

Latest News and Events

18th April 2018 – Recruitment Event at Allen & Overy

On 18th April, our London Team Leader, William Durham will be visiting the offices of our partner, Allen & Overy, to talk to their…

6th February 2018 – Business Breakfast in Manchester

On 6th February we will be holding our first Business Breakfast Networking and Presentation Event. Our partners, KPMG, have kindly offered to host the…

9th February 2018 – Conference at Wolverhampton Local Authority

On the 9th February we will be attending the Wolverhampton Local Authority Conference. We look forward to meeting you there.  …

12th February 2018 – Recruitment Event at Deutsche Bank

On 12th February, our National Team Leader, Adam Balzano will be visiting the offices of our partner, Deutsche Bank, in Birmingham to talk about…

5th February 2018 – Recruitment Event at University of Northampton

On 5th February, our National Team Leader, Adam Balzano will be visiting the University of Northampton to talk about the benefits of becoming a…