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In this article, Emma Knights discusses why middle leaders make great governors: Middle leaders leading change as governors (pdf). This article was first published in The Teaching Leaders Quarterly, spring 2015.
Teaching Leaders is an education charity, specifically focused on developing outstanding middle leaders. It was developed in 2008 in partnership with four other educational organisations: the National College, ARK, Teach First and Future Leaders Trust (www.teachingleaders.org.uk)
You can also read James Toop of Teaching Leaders on getting the most from middle leaders here as featured in Governing Matters magazine March/April 2015.
Kate Chhatwal of the Future Leaders Trust guest blogs for NGA on "What governing boards should expect from school leaders and what school leaders should expect from governing boards".
Last Updated: 21/08/2018, by Tom Fellows