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Individual membership

Individual membership of NGA is available to volunteers such as governors and trustees or others who assist schools in a personal capacity.


Whether you are an established or aspiring governor or trustee, we offer a wide range of governance resources to help you fulfil your role with confidence.

Individual membership

£ 70
annual price

As an individual member, you will receive:

  • NGA publications at a discounted rate

  • With the option to choose an online or print copy
  • Access best practice guidance, templates, checklists, insights and much more
  • Weekly e-newsletter featuring the latest education news and policy updates

  • A free place at conferences and virtual events

  • Priority notification of webinars and podcasts

  • Representation at the national level

Please note: Individual membership is solely available to volunteers, such as governors and trustees or other persons assisting schools in a personal capacity. Individual membership is unsuitable for governance professionals, clerks, headteachers, chief executive officers, or anyone employed by a school or academy. In this case, Standard, GOLD, or trust membership is suitable, as those are for the entire governing board or trust, including their governance professional and their executive leadership.

Full terms and conditions for individual membership

Whole board support

Did you know that your whole governing board or trust can gain access to our membership services? This includes Gold Advice, complimentary publications, and much more.

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