National Leaders of Governance (NLG)

National Leaders of Governance (NLG) support

The National Governance Association (NGA) is delivering the reformed National Leaders of Governance (NLG) support programme. NLGs will provide Department for Education (DfE) funded, targeted support to those schools and trusts with governance challenges. NLGs will provide governance expertise, external reviews of governance and bespoke support.

Key dates

  • Applications to become a National Leader of Governance have now closed.
  • If you have applied to become an NLG you will have now been informed as to the status of your submission.
  • Most NLGs will be appointed by the end of September 2021.
  • Designated NLGs must be available to attend two virtual half-day pre-deployment training sessions on either 30 September and 1 October, or 5 and 6 October.
  • Support to eligible settings will begin in October 2021. 

Visit our FAQs for more information about the role and service

Contact us

If you have a query about the NLG support please email or call on 0121 237 3780 (option 4).

Connect With Us
  • NGA, 36 Great Charles Street, Birmingham, B3 3JY
  • Phone: 0121 237 3780 | Contact Us
  • Charity Number: 1070331 | Company Number 3549029

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