Important information before you book:
Before completing the booking form, please make sure you have your Governor ID Number and the details of two referees to hand.
-Your Governor ID number should be available through the Get Information About Schools (GIAS) site
-Check whether your school has registered you on GIAS by searching for your name here
-If your name and school appear in the results, click on the ‘download these search results’ option at the top right of the screen and follow the instructions
-Once you have downloaded the results, you will be able to see your Governor ID number against your name and school in column C
-By providing their details, your referees consent to being contacted by the Department for Education or its agent to provide an informed view on the quality of governance leadership of this board. They must not both be from the same board
-Referees may be, for example:
- the headteacher/principal/CEO or another member of the board you govern on
- a National Leader of Governance (NLG) or other external governance expert with regular contact with the board you govern on
- from the Local Authority, a local Teaching School Alliance, or a Department for Education Adviser or Regional Schools Commissioner regional office official
The Development for Chairs programme is open for bookings.
Please see the available programmes below, click the links to see futher details. If there is a programme you would like to book onto you can do so here.
If there is not a cohort currently open for bookings near you, register your interest here and we will get in touch with more dates soon.
Blackpool - Cohort 1
Darlington - Cohort 1
Norfolk 2 - Cohort 2
Solihull - Cohort 2
Wakefield - Cohort 1
Walthamstow - Cohort 1