International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we caught up with a few of the female team members here at Governors for Schools, to talk about the women who inspire them. https://www.governorsforschools.org.uk/app/uploads/2019/03/IWD-Draft-1.mp4 Abigail’s inspiration What do you do at Governors for Schools? I’m an Area Manager for Yorkshire and…

The motivation behind being a school governor

We caught up with Bav Shah, a governor at Woodlands school in Luton and graduate of Nottingham Trent University, to hear about how he found the role and what motivates him to volunteer. What’s your professional background? I studied Real Estate Management at Nottingham…

Can promoting school governance in communities help fight loneliness?

Our CEO Louise Cooper argues that volunteering as a school governor can be good for mental health, giving people the chance to connect with their community and combat loneliness. Loneliness is an epidemic affecting people of all ages across the UK. The 2016 Co-op and British Red Cross…

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