“It was the most humane and pleasant inspection I’ve ever been through”

Martin Matthews is a very experienced Chair of Governors at a large maintained community primary school in Oldham, Greater Manchester. It was formed when an infant and junior school merged in 2011. Martin describes the school as ‘mixed’, “We have a variety of communities who come to our school ranging from the quite affluent to

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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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