September 2016


ResearchED national conference: research and policy round-up for governors and trustees

Friday, 16 September 2016, with 0 comments

Every year since 2013 educational researchers, policy makers and practitioners have come together at the teacher-led National ResearchED conference to showcase the latest policy, research and practice in the world of education. Fay Holland (NGA’s Policy and Information Officer) and Tom Fellows (NGA’s Research and Information Officer) attended the sessions most useful for governors and trustees.


Are we doing enough to keep our staff?

Friday, 09 September 2016, with 2 comments

It won’t have passed you by that there is a shortage of teachers and, as well as encouraging people into the profession, governing boards need to consider their role in retaining teachers. The governing board has a duty of care to its employees and should ensure their health, safety and wellbeing at work.