GOLD membership

For £260 a year your whole governing board will be able to access a broad range of benefits to support you in your governing role, save you time and money and help your board develop professional governance.

As part of GOLD governing board membership, your governing board will receive access to expert confidential, independent legal and procedural advice.

Our highly experienced advice team is available to deal with any queries you may have, big or small.

We provide advice on: governance roles and responsibilities; admissions; exclusions; staffing and disciplinary issues; constitution of the board; conflicts of interest; multi academy trusts, and education law.

CASE STUDIES: Read examples of our latest advice case studies to find out more about the service.

NGA’s GOLDline Advice Service is supported by leading education law firm Browne Jacobson.

For just £260 a year, your board will also receive:

  • three free places at NGA member events and conferences

*Bulk discounts are available on large orders - please contact us to find out more

Join today

GOLD membership is £260 per year for a governing board 

Signing up:
T: 0121 237 3780

Complete the application form and send it back to us.

We require the details of all governors so that they can receive the weekly e-newsletter and gain access to members’ only content on our website and guidance centre. Our team will email you once your membership has been set up.

Full terms and conditions for membership can be found here
Comprehensive online training
Members can also access NGA's e-learning portal Learning Link at a discounted price. Learning Link provides comprehensive online training for governors, trustees and clerks on the full range of their responsibilities.

Without NGA membership, Learning Link is £150 per year. NGA governing board members can purchase Learning Link at discounted prices:


Learning Link
discounted price


GOLD £260

£150 £75