Improving your governing board

This section contains valuable information on how you can improve the effectiveness of your governing board, and consequently your school.

There are a number of tools available to download that you can use in your meetings to help improve, including a skills audit, code of practice, the APPG's 20 questions and evaluation framework. As the leader of the board, chairs are instrumental in leading change, and you can find out about the training and development opportunities available to chairs in this section. In addition, there are resources looking at the governing board's relationship with the clerk and this working relationship.