A guide to recruiting and retaining school governors and trustees

NGA's guide to getting the right people around the table supports governing boards in recruiting and retaining skilled governors or trustees.

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Please note: this guide refers to a previous partnership with the Inspiring Governance service. This partnership is no longer in place - we are working on updating this guide accordingly. 

Informed by our extensive experience of supporting governing boards in recruiting new governors and trustees, this guide covers each step of the recruitment process and provides plenty of practical tips to help governing boards and clerks to ensure that their board has the right blend of knowledge and skills to enable it to govern effectively.

All types and phases of state-funded schools can use these principles, ideas and useful resources to further improve their governance recruitment practice and to find skilled and committed people to oversee their school.

The right people around the table - A guide to recruiting and retaining school governors and trustees

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