Does your board need some free mentoring and support?

‘Independent Governor Support (IGovS)’ is a new organisation launched by a group of experienced governors who were formally National Leaders of Governance (NLGs). Up until last summer, NLGs were volunteers, usually chairs, who were appointed by the Department for Education and the National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) to work with other chairs to

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A lesson in listening: why our users are our best critics

GovernorHub had a makeover recently…and it pains us to say it, but not all of you loved it 😔 We decided to investigate further: had we gone too far, should we change things back – what was the problem? Lots of teams were involved in the updates but we caught up with Product Manager Ellie

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“It’s one of the best things I’ve ever done for my own skills and career development”

DeborahMcClean is an English teacher living and working in Bristol who we stumbled across after she posted this message on Twitter: It really resonated with us (well, certainly with Jo from the GovernorHub team who also used school governance as a way to ‘upskill’ during parental leave). The NGA’s Educators on Board campaign promotes this

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Meet the brains behind our new personal profile page – Joseff Davies!

“I really like working in education and knowing that, in some way, I’m benefiting school governors across the country so they spend less time doing mundane admin tasks. That’s a waste of their time .. GovernorHub allows them to focus on the things that really matter.” Joseff joined the GovernorHub team as a developer four

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100 questions about what GovernorHub can do for your MAT

Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust in Gateshead has 27 academies and is set to grow to 48 schools by July 2022. Director of Governance Jacqui Ridley was looking for a better way to manage governance across the trust so reached out to GovernorHub earlier this year. Jacqui was meticulous during our demo of the system, asking

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