Outstanding Governance Awards

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

The awards celebrate the unique and inspiring contribution that school governors, trustees and clerks make every single day in schools around the country


GCSE exam results published today

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Congratulations to all teenagers finding out the results of their GCSEs


Funding reform delayed

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Justine Greening, the new Education Secretary, has announced in a statement to the House of Commons today that the new national funding formula is to be delayed until 2018-19.


Rapid growth of executive headteachers in England despite undefined remit and responsibilities, new research finds

Friday, 08 July 2016

Research by the National Governors' Assocation, the Future Leaders Trust and the National Foundation for Educational Research has found that the number of executive headteachers in England is rapidly increasing even though their remit and responsibilities are largely undefined.


Joint statement from NGA and NAHT on KS2 SATs in 2016

Friday, 08 July 2016

Emma Knights, Chief Executive of the National Governors' Association and Russell Hobby, General Secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, have issued a joint statement to school leaders and governing boards.  


Key stage 2 results for 2016 published

Tuesday, 05 July 2016

National Key Stage 2 test (SATs) results have been published today for the new primary school testing system in maths and English. Parents will receive their child’s results before the end of the summer term.


Knowing your school - Engaging Parents

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

New guidance out now

Parents are key stakeholders and their involvement in schools has a major influence on their children's achievement. This briefing note, written in partnership with PTA UK, aims to help governors and trustees understand why parents are so important and how the school can effectively engage them.


A new Growing Governance campaign to mark our 10 year anniversary

Saturday, 18 June 2016

As part of our 10 year anniversary, we are campaigning to highlight the impact that effective and innovative governance can bring to a school.


NGA: 10 Years of improving young people’s life chances

Friday, 17 June 2016

On the evening of Friday 17 June, we are celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the National Governors’ Association at a gala dinner at the ICC in our home city of Birmingham, to pay tribute to those who had the vision to see the need for one charity to represent and support the governors and trustees of England’s state schools and made the time to make that happen.


Inspiring Governance, a new governor and trustee recruitment partnership: with two new career opportunities

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

The National Governors’ Association is delighted to announce that it will be working in partnership with the charity Education and Employment on the Inspiring Governance programme. 


A welcome u-turn on universal academisation. Now we need to Keep Parents Governing

Friday, 06 May 2016

Nicky Morgan has announced today that compulsory academisation will not go ahead. The campaign to Keep Parents Governing continues. 


Biggest governor survey of the year now open!

Thursday, 05 May 2016

The National Governors' Association has once again joined forces with Times Educational Supplement (TES) to survey the nation’s governors and trustees.