NGA offers a range of training, services and resources to support governors and trustees during the first few months of their role and beyond.

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A step-by-step guide to inducting new governors and trustees

A well-planned induction programme helps new governors and trustees become familiar with their school or trust and what their role entails. Our guide provides a starting point for those planning and delivering induction programmes – use the guide to develop a programme that is suitable for your context and the experience of the new board member.

Download guide to inducting new governors and trustees (PDF)

NGA induction guides

We recommend that new governors and trustees receive a copy of Welcome to Governance or Welcome to a Multi Academy Trust. These are essential entry-level guides to help those new to governance become effective as soon as possible.

Welcome to Governance LIVE

Welcome to Governance LIVE free virtual sessions will complement any local school, trust or LA induction sessions and explore how to make an impact in the first six months.

These sessions are available to new governors/trustees with NGA GOLD governing board membership and trustees of trust boards with MAT membership.

NGA Learning Link e-learning

NGA Learning Link subscribers can access over 50 e-learning modules, including a suite of 8 modules covering key governance areas, perfect for those new to governance or those looking for a refresher.

Further resources

Take a look at the resources we recommend to help new governors/trustees understand their new role

 

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