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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.
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Responding to the Budget 2017, delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 22 November 2017, Emma Knights, chief executive of National Governance Association, said:
Friday, 13 October 2017
The National Governance Association has written an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond asking him to "put an end to the uncertainty surrounding education funding" ahead of the Autumn Budget on 22 November.
Tuesday, 03 October 2017
Along with six associations representing schools, colleges and students, NGA has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer calling for additional funding to address serious concerns about the future of sixth form education.
Today we are publishing the report of the annual NGA and Tes survey on school governance in 2017. 5,338 governors, trustees and academy committee members shared their views during the summer term.
Friday, 22 September 2017
More than 5,300 school governors and trustees shared their views and experiences in our annual survey.
Thursday, 14 September 2017
The need for better public understanding of governance, the importance of local expertise and the value of the participative spirit of governance are amongst the key findings in a new report on the future of school governance. The scoping report ‘Who Governs Our Schools? Trends, Tensions and Opportunities', authored by Dr. Tony Breslin FRSA and published by the RSA, also offers 30 recommendations to policymakers.