Author: Jo Phillips, GovernorHub

“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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“The average person who takes on a school governor role is really being thrown into a massive deep dark cave and asked to map its insides using nothing but a lighter.”

Educationalist and Teacher Tapp founder Laura McInerney became a school governor for the first time last year and we’ve been asking her what she makes of it so far and whether she would recommend it to friends and colleagues. How long have you been a governor Laura? Less than a year. What type of school

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“The good thing about GDPR is that…” GDPR and governing boards, six months on.

GovernorHub’s resident GDPR expert, Alex Robinson, talks us through the ins-and-outs of GDPR for Governing boards, six months on. So, what was the big issue for governing boards? GDPR became an issue for boards because it was an issue for schools. Historically, governing boards didn’t really consider how to protect the data they were using.

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