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NGA is the national membership association for school and trust governance. Join us for access to exclusive member-only governance resources, expert advice, on-demand e-learning, events and much more.

Choose your membership

We have a range of membership packages to support you in your governing role, whether you are a governing board, an individual, MAT, local authority, local association or other organisation.


Why join?

Benefits include:

Gold Advice

Knowledge Centre

Publications and guides

Governing Matters membership magazine

Weekly e-newsletter

Member events

  • “NGA has a wealth of information available to support governor effectiveness.”


  • “NGA represents a valuable resource for experienced and non-experienced governors alike.”


  • “NGA Gold Advice instils a great deal of confidence in those drawing on the advice with wide-ranging knowledge and expertise.”

    Cheshire East Council

  • “I have valued the opportunity to join seminars. Useful for networking and updates.”

    Chadsmoor Federation

  • “Welcome to Governance, Welcome to a MAT and The Chair's Handbook cannot be too highly recommended.”


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