What motivates people to join the largest volunteer force in the country?

Hundreds of people up-and-down the country will be sitting around a meeting table for the first time this term. We spoke to one such school governor, David Watkins, to find out why he got involved. David teaches at an independent school in Reading and is now a governor at a small, rural school just south

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Coming soon to GovernorHub – online training with ‘Modern Governor’

We are delighted to announce we’ve teamed up with Herts for Learning and Modern Governor to offer integrated online training for governors and trustees on GovernorHub. For many of you, this means adding the convenience of online training to the existing ability to book face-to-face sessions with experienced local educators – all in one place.

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Now is the time for the governing voice to be heard

“It’s the issue right at the top of the agenda for most boards at the moment. Governors and trustees are making difficult decisions and they’re not making them lightly.” We’ve been speaking to Emma Knights, Chief Executive of the National Governance Association, about the NGA’s forthcoming ‘Week of Action‘ to call for better school funding.

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