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Tuesday, 12 March 2019
To help governing boards plan their future leadership – including the fulfilment of chair, vice chair and committee chair roles – the National Governance Association (NGA) have released new free guidance on succession planning.
Monday, 25 February 2019
This week (25 February to 2 March), governors and trustees of schools across England are taking unprecedented action to ask the government to urgently invest in education. Co-ordinated by the National Governance Association (NGA), governors and trustees from over 120 constituencies are taking part.
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.