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Tuesday, 03 April 2018
Excessive executive salaries and related party transactions are amongst six concerns set out in a report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on academy schools’ finances, published on 30 March 2018.
Thursday, 22 March 2018
New research by the National Governance Association (NGA) exploring the headteacher appraisal process has led to eight recommendations being made to governing boards to strengthen future practice in this area.
Friday, 16 March 2018
In its report to the ASCL conference 2018 on 10 March, ASCL’s Ethical Leadership Commission launched a consultation on its draft Ethical Framework for Educational Leadership, which includes a set of principles intended to support ethical leadership in education.
Thursday, 01 March 2018
Ensuring clarity of vision and strategic direction is one of the three core functions of governing boards. To assist governors and trustees in their strategic role, the National Governance Association and Wellcome have published Being Strategic: a guide for governing boards, three years after the popular original guide – a Framework for Governance – was released.
Friday, 16 February 2018
Getting the right people around the table is one of the eight elements of effective governance, and to support governing boards to fulfil this aim, National Governance Association (NGA) has updated and relaunched its well-received guide the right people around the table.
Friday, 26 January 2018
Coverage in Tes today (26/01/2018) explores the role of governors in academy schools and NGA's view on expanding the membership of multi academy trusts.
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
To improve the effectiveness of governing boards of schools in England, the Department for Education (DfE) has appointed National Governance Association (NGA) to deliver three Governance Leadership Development and Clerking Development programmes running initially until 2020.
Thursday, 04 January 2018
Governors and trustees from schools and trusts in England were recognised in the New Year’s honours for their service to education or to children with special educational needs and disabilities. NGA believes it is hugely important to recognise and reward the contribution of governors and trustees for their role in improving the education of children and young people. NGA extends its warm congratulations and thanks to all those honoured.
Friday, 22 December 2017
Here’s what happened at NGA in 2017…
A look back at ten of our best bits from 2017, and what we’re looking forward to in 2018: a subtle change to our name; getting the right people around the table; celegrating outstanding governance; still fighting to fund the future; hearing your voices and views; developing convenient training for you; building strong networks; great sources of reference and practical advice; just out ... supporting headteacher recruitment; a call to add a fourth core function.
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Two new publications which will support governing boards in the effective recruitment of headteachers have been published.