Information and guidance for governing boards during COVID-19

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Latest information and guidance:

Preparing for full school opening: engaging with the risk assessment and planning process - 10th July 2020

Governing in COVID-19 times: continuity and recovery


Webinar: planning for the autumn term, what do boards need to know

COVID-19: Information sheets

Reducing the impact of school closures on disadvantaged pupils - updated 19 June 2020

The role of boards in the safe re-opening of schools - 26 May 2020

Carrying out the staffing functions of the governing board - 14 May 2020

Carrying out the staffing functions of the governing board (Appendix: Q&A)

Supporting schools to deal with bereavement - 30 April 2020

Supporting schools to deal with bereavement (Appendix: Resources)

Safeguarding information for governing boards - 2 April 2020

Immediate priorities for governing boards - 19 March 2020

COVID-19: Guidance and resources for governing boards

Conducting professional matters during COVID-19: performance management, disciplinary, restructure

Governing in COVID-19: preparing for the next stages (recovery strategy)

The governing board’s role in the safe opening of schools for more pupils - May 2020

Blog: responsibility and decision making during COVID-19 - May 2020

Blog: read the experience and advice of three boards holding virtual meetings - April 2020

In my experience: recruiting a headteacher virtually - May 2020

GOLDline Advice Service

Our GOLDline advice service is open to all if you have a query related to Coronavirus. If you are not an NGA GOLD member, please email or call 0121 237 3782.  NGA GOLD members are asked to make a request through the usual route. 

Virtual learning

NGA Learning Link e-learning will enable your board to continue its training and development whilst governing virtually. There are over 50 modules to choose from, and every member of your board will be able to access Learning Link at any time from any connected device, to suit their own circumstances and learning needs.

NGA membership

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