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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…

130 schools have not improved for more than a decade, Ofsted report finds 13th December 2017 - Hannah Stolton

The report reveals 80 primary schools and 50 secondaries inspected this year have not been rated good at any point since 2005. Hundreds…

Bishop Auckland pupils’ surprise long-standing school governor with special assembly to mark 25 years’ service 9th December 2017 - Hannah Stolton

A school governor who has dedicated 25 years of his life to the pupils at a Bishop Auckland school was recognised with a surprise…

Schools across Kent need to fill 564 governor vacancies 13th October 2017 - Hannah Stolton

Schools across Kent are facing a governor recruitment crisis which is affecting children’s education, it’s been warned. Analysis of figures from Kent County Council…

My Legal Life Column: William Samengo-Turner 9th October 2017 - Hannah Stolton

William Samengo-Turner talks about his legal career and how being a governor has been a significant highlight. I studied modern history but always had…

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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, in London to talk about the benefits of becoming a…

10th February 2018
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 event in their Manchester offices. We…

23rd January 2018
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.  

23rd January 2018
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 the benefits of becoming a School…

23rd January 2018
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 School Governor.

23rd January 2018