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Wednesday, 06 September 2017
On Tuesday 5 September 2017, the National Governance Association held the Outstanding Governance Awards at the Terrace Pavilion, House of Commons in celebration of the unique and inspiring contribution that school governors, trustees and clerks make every single day in schools around the country.
Thursday, 24 August 2017
As secondary governors and trustees await news about their schools’ GCSE results, NGA explore the fluctating entry rates for certain GCSE subjects.
Thursday, 17 August 2017
As nervous sixth-form students around the country receive their A-level and BTec results today, those governing will be wondering what this means for their schools. NGA provide a summary of the national picture based on data from Ofqual and the Joint Council for Qualifications.
Friday, 21 July 2017
As we reach the end of the academic year, NGA would like to wish all governors and trustees a happy and relaxing summer break. During 2016/17, NGA has been busy writing new guidance and updating existing content to promote outstanding governance across the sector. In case you missed anything, here is a snapshot of what the team has been up to.
Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Friday, 23 June 2017
What governing boards should expect from school leaders and what school leaders should expect from governing boards has been updated for 2017.
Monday, 12 June 2017
The National Governance Association has once again joined forces with the Times Educational Supplement (TES) to survey the nation’s school governors, trustees, and academy committee members.
Friday, 09 June 2017
NGA are very pleased to be partnering the Academy magazine to produce their governance pages.
Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Governing boards and clerks from around the country will attend an awards ceremony at the House of Commons on where the winners of NGA's Outstanding Governance Awards 2017 will be presented by the Rt Hon. David Laws.
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
A statement from NGA's chief executive, following last night's terrorist attack in Manchester.
Friday, 28 April 2017
In preparation for the general election on 8 June we are publishing some of our priorities and asking politicians to consider these as they campaign.
Friday, 21 April 2017
The Department for Education (DfE) has today published a Clerking Competency Framework – new non-statutory guidance setting out the competencies required to deliver professional clerking to school governing boards and multi academy trusts.
Thursday, 13 April 2017
The NGA comments on a speech made today by the Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening.
Friday, 31 March 2017
A new recruitment guide has been published today for the Inspiring Governance service. ‘The right people around the table’ is a practical guide designed to help school governors and trustees plan and carry out recruitment and induction.
The Charity Commission has given NGA the go-ahead to change its name. The National Governors’ Association has officially become the National Governance Association after its members voted on it at their annual general meeting last November.
Thursday, 30 March 2017
School governors and trustees in England should be asking school leaders more searching questions about ‘disappearing pupils’ according to the chief executive of the National Governors’ Association, Emma Knights.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
A committee of MPs has warned that the Department for Education (DfE) does not seem to understand the financial pressure facing schools - the most significant since the mid-1990s - and is not in a position to act swiftly where cuts threaten the quality of pupils’ education.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
The BBC has today published the results of an exclusive survey of more than a thousand NGA members. The survey looked at the decisions being made to try and manage the unprecedented financial pressure facing schools, and what the consequences of those decisions will be for teachers and pupils.