E-learning anytime, anywhere

Explore how NGA Learning Link can help your board to deliver results and maintain their performance by developing their governance skills and knowledge as and when they need to. Our online training modules make it quick and easy for you to be ready for whatever your organisation demands. 

NGA Learning Link brand-new FREE TRIAL 

Whether you or your board has been contemplating purchasing a subscription, or if you’d just like to find out more about how e-learning can benefit your board’s development and practice, explore the benefits by signing up for a Learning Link FREE TRIAL.

Preview five selected modules on:

  • Ofsted and the new Inspection Framework 
  • Arts and cultural education
  • Succession planning
  • Working together: building the team and improving the organisation 
  • Governance: your role, your responsibilities, your organisation

You’ll also see how the range of collections and modules that come with a full subscription work.


Unlock the rest of our e-learning content and access our Learning Link collections

All of our modules are relevant for school governors, trustees and clerks, and are written by in-house subject matter experts. We have also developed modules in collaboration with external experts such as Arts Council England. Our modules reflect the latest legislation, the Department for Education's Governance Handbook and the Competency Framework for Governance. 

With over 50 governance modules, our suite of 10 collections cover:

Structures, roles and responsibilities 

Good governance 

Vision, ethos and strategic direction

Pupil success and wellbeing

Executive leaders

Best use of resources 




Collaborating with partners (Coming soon)

New modules are added and existing modules are updated regularly at no extra cost. 

Unlock the rest of our e-learning content: purchase a subscription

Why choose Learning Link

Benefit from our unrivalled expert knowledge of best governance practice and learner requirements with:

  • over 50 training modules
  • eight core CPD accredited modules suitable for those new to governance
  • a selection of bite-size modules
  • a certificate of achievement with every module
  • secure access 24 hours, seven days a week
  • multi-device access – usable on desktops, tablets and smartphones
  • tracked learning – revisit content, take a break or pick up where you left off
  • a dedicated support service

Download a list of our modules (PDF)

 Purchase Learning Link

Type of NGA membership
Learning Link price
NONE £169
GOLD £169 £85
STANDARD £169 £125

We also offer discounts to multi academy trusts and local authority governor services.

Get in touch

Our Learning Link team is on hand to help you get set up and using the platform quickly. If you would like further information, please get in touch:

Enquiry form
0121 237 3780 (option 3)

Or visit our FAQs page.

98%25 of learners recommend our new modules "Outstanding quality, and very useful in enhancing my knowledge."  Chair, Academy Trust, Manchester

More than 8,000 schools subscribe

Over 65 local authority partners
"Easy to access and informative content." Clerk, Surrey "The e-learning modules that I have completed so far have been of outstanding quality."
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