Standard membership

For £90 a year your governing board will be able to access a 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 STANDARD governing board membership, your governing board will receive:

  • copies of Governing Matters magazine, published six times a year, to the home of three governors and to the school
  • a weekly e-newsletter during term time featuring the latest education news and policy updates
  • access to members’ only content in our online guidance centre containing a wealth of governance resources.
  • NGA guides available at a discounted price. Bulk discounts are available on large orders - please contact us to find out more.
  • a free places at NGA member events and conferences

Join today

STANDARD membership is £90 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 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



£150 £110  £200