Developing effective governance
NGA’s professional development service offers a range of bespoke face-to-face and virtual options for individuals and governing boards focused on achieving impact in their school or trust. Our consultants are highly experienced and knowledgeable and will work with you to develop your governance competencies and your board’s effectiveness.
Consultancy includes external reviews of governance for academy trusts and maintained schools; bespoke development work on specialist areas of governance such as schemes of delegation; external advisers for Headteacher/CEO performance management; and independent investigation work.
Training sessions include introduction to governance; structures, roles and responsibilities; good
governance; vision, ethos and strategy; pupil success and wellbeing; best use of resources; compliance; clerking; and much more.
NGA’s online self-evaluation and appraisal tools for boards, chairs and clerks are also an efficient and effective method for reviewing and evaluating your governing board’s leadership, structures and practice.