NGA works in partnership with local partners to deliver the Leading Governance programmes across England. Partners work with NGA to agree the details of programmes to ensure these suit the needs of governors, trustees and clerks in their area.

If you would be interested in becoming a Leading Governance partner please contact Charlotte Harding at 

Our national partners

Association of School and College Leaders

Visit the ASCL website to learn more about the National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL)

Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland

Our local partners

North West:

Blackpool CouncilBlackpool Council

Bolton CouncilBolton Council

Bury Governance DevelopmentBury Governance Development


Cheshire East Council
Cheshire East Council


Lancashire County CouncilLancashire County Council


Manchester City CouncilManchester City Council


REAL TrustRochdale Education and Learning Trust


School Improvement Liverpool LimitedSchool Improvement Liverpool


Wigan CouncilWigan Council


North East: 

Durham County CouncilDurham County Council


Yorkshire and Humber:

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council​
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council​


Diocese of LeedsDiocese of Leeds

Doncaster CouncilDoncaster Council


East Riding of Yorkshire CouncilEast Riding of Yorkshire Council

Learn SheffieldLearn Sheffield

Wakefield CouncilWakefield Council


Wakefield Traded ServicesWakefield Traded Services

East of England:

Bedford Borough CouncilBedford Borough Council

Cambridgeshire County CouncilCambridgeshire County Council

Education Solutions

Educator Solutions (Norfolk County Council)


Schools ChoiceSchools' Choice


East Midlands:

Leicestershire Traded ServicesLeicestershire Traded Services

Lincolnshire County CouncilLincolnshire County Council


Lincolnshire Learning PartnershipLincolnshire Learning Partnership


The Minster Teaching School AllianceThe Minster Teaching School Alliance


West Midlands:

Association of Sandwell Governing Bodies (ASGB)
Association of Sandwell Governing Bodies (ASGB)


City of Wolverhampton CouncilCity of Wolverhampton Council


Governor Support ServiceGovernor Support Service


School Governor Service, City of Stoke-on-Trent



Shropshire CouncilShropshire Council

Solihull Metropolitan Borough CouncilSolihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Warwickshire County Council
Warwickshire County Council

Warwickshire Governor Service
Warwickshire Governor Service



South West

Bristol City Council
Bristol City Council



Bristol Learning CityBristol Learning City


Dartmoor Teaching School Alliance​Dartmoor Teaching School Alliance​

Diocese of Truro
Diocese of Truro



Plymouth Teaching School AlliancePlymouth Teaching School Alliance


SSE GovernanceSSE Governance



Swindon Borough CouncilSwindon Borough Council


Trading with SchoolsTrading with Schools


Wiltshire Council Wiltshire Council


London and South East:

Achieving for Children
Achieving for Children

Bracknell Forest Council

Bracknell Forest Council

Camden Learning
Camden Learning


East Sussex County CouncilEast Sussex County Council


Haringey Education Partnership
Haringey Education Partnership

The Education People



Kent Catholic Schools Partnership​Kent Catholic Schools Partnership​


Kent County CouncilKent County Council

London Borough of BexleyLondon Borough of Bexley

London Borough of HounslowLondon Borough of Hounslow

London Borough of Islington

London Borough of Islington



Milton Keynes CouncilMilton Keynes Council




Oxfordshire County CouncilOxfordshire County Council

Waltham ForestWF Traded Services

West Berkshire CouncilWest Berkshire Council

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