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Driving School Improvement: new eLearning launched in conjunction with Allen & Overy 17th April 2018 - Oliver Kean

Leading law firm Allen and Overy has united with school governor recruitment charity Governors for Schools to develop free online governance training aimed at…

CEO Louise Cooper on BBC Radio Leicester calling 5000+ volunteers to action! 26th March 2018 - Sara Siddiqi

Governors for Schools is looking to engage 5000+ volunteers this year. Here, CEO Louise Cooper speaks to Jo Hayward from BBC Radio Leicester on…

More maintained secondary schools go into the red 22nd March 2018 - Oliver Kean

The number of local authority maintained secondary schools in deficit has risen to 26.1%, up from 8.8% three years ago. Schools in the south…

Increase in numbers taking holidays during term time 22nd March 2018 - Oliver Kean

Statistics released by the Department for Education show that there has been a rise in the number of pupils taken out of school to…

Justine Greening, ex-education secretary, resigns 9th January 2018 - Hannah Stolton

Justine Greening, ex-education secretary, has resigned from the government after refusing a job as work and pensions secretary in Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle. Read…

Damian Hinds is new education secretary, replacing Justine Greening 8th January 2018 - Hannah Stolton

Damian Hinds has been announced as England’s education secretary in the prime minister’s cabinet reshuffle. He will replace Justine Greening, who is leaving…

New Year Honours list 2018: Department for Education 29th December 2017 - Hannah Stolton

130 people have been recognised for their services to education and driving forward social mobility in the 2018 New Year Honours list. Recipients recognised…

School governance: 12 things you should know about 2017 22nd December 2017 - Hannah Stolton

There has been plenty to consider for school governors in 2017. Naureen Khalid walks us through the year’s highlights (and the lowlights!) Another year…

Born in the wrong place for good schools? 21st December 2017 - Hannah Stolton

There is a widening geographical divide in access to high-performing schools in England, says a report from the Education Policy Institute. Between 2010…

Careers Counsellor: The business case for becoming a school governor 15th December 2017 - Hannah Stolton

I am five years PQE and think some governance experience would be good for me. My firm (mid-size City) is open to the idea…

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Driving School Improvement: new eLearning launched in conjunction with Allen & Overy

Leading law firm Allen and Overy has united with school governor recruitment charity Governors for Schools to develop free online governance training aimed at professional recruits.  The new eLearning module,…

17th April 2018
Work-Related learning in Primary Schools Webinar

Join us on 23rd April 2018 at 3.00pm for Governors for Schools' webinar on work-related learning in primary schools.  A webinar for Primary school governors interested in exploring how their…

12th April 2018
Governors for Schools webinar series: GDPR – what governors need to know

Join us on 26 April 2018 at 8:15am for Governors for Schools' next webinar briefing Steve Barker, Head of Governance at bettergovernor.co.uk, will provide an overview of the General Data…

9th April 2018
CEO Louise Cooper on BBC Radio Leicester calling 5000+ volunteers to action!

Governors for Schools is looking to engage 5000+ volunteers this year. Here, CEO Louise Cooper speaks to Jo Hayward from BBC Radio Leicester on the breakfast show about the need…

26th March 2018
More maintained secondary schools go into the red

The number of local authority maintained secondary schools in deficit has risen to 26.1%, up from 8.8% three years ago. Schools in the south west were most affected, where 34.9%…

22nd March 2018