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Friday, 21 April 2017
The Department for Education (DfE) has today published a Clerking Competency Framework – new non-statutory guidance setting out the competencies required to deliver professional clerking to school governing boards and multi academy trusts.
Thursday, 13 April 2017
The NGA comments on a speech made today by the Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening.
Friday, 31 March 2017
A new recruitment guide has been published today for the Inspiring Governance service. ‘The right people around the table’ is a practical guide designed to help school governors and trustees plan and carry out recruitment and induction.
The Charity Commission has given NGA the go-ahead to change its name. The National Governors’ Association has officially become the National Governance Association after its members voted on it at their annual general meeting last November.
Thursday, 30 March 2017
School governors and trustees in England should be asking school leaders more searching questions about ‘disappearing pupils’ according to the chief executive of the National Governors’ Association, Emma Knights.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
A committee of MPs has warned that the Department for Education (DfE) does not seem to understand the financial pressure facing schools - the most significant since the mid-1990s - and is not in a position to act swiftly where cuts threaten the quality of pupils’ education.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
The BBC has today published the results of an exclusive survey of more than a thousand NGA members. The survey looked at the decisions being made to try and manage the unprecedented financial pressure facing schools, and what the consequences of those decisions will be for teachers and pupils.
Wednesday, 08 March 2017
Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, has delivered his spring Budget to the House of Commons.
Tuesday, 07 March 2017
The National Governors’ Association has learned this week's Budget will include an 'investment boost' for education.
Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Justine Greening, the secretary of state for education, has confirmed today that Relationships and Sex Education will be made compulsory in all schools.