Chairing a board: developing governance, sharing leadership

This policy report focuses on the vital, but often unrecognised, role of governing board chair.

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Chairing a board: developing governance sharing leadership

The report draws on NGA's work with chairs across all types and phases of schools and trusts and takes an in-depth look at:

  • the current state of board leadership
  • who is and isn't stepping forward into chairing positions
  • the managability of the role and practice of current chairs
  • the recruitment process
  • the importance of developing current and future chairs

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