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Governing Matters

Our members' magazine for governors, trustees, governance professionals and school leaders.

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Discover the latest issue of our members’ magazine as well as our previous issues.

Governing Matters is essential reading on all aspects of education and governance, promoting strategic leadership in schools and trusts. It is written by NGA experts as well as external authors with specialist knowledge.

Covering the latest and best thinking from across the education sector, with in-depth policy analysis, advice on improving your governance practice and a look at the best approaches for addressing the challenges faced by schools and trusts.

Latest issue

Winter 2023

This edition features NGA's study of governance workload, our recently published manifesto, the importance of governing board diversity, how to unlock the potential of pupil premium funding, and the challenge of balancing school finances.

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Governing Matters Cover Winter 23
Sam Henson
A word from the editor

As the season’s shivery embrace coincides with this winter edition turning up on your doorstep, many of you will be in the full swing of board and committee meetings as the faint sound of festivities racks up the decibel count. Like us at NGA HQ, I’m sure many of you will have one eye on what is in store once the turkey and the tinsel has been and gone. In the meantime, from everyone at NGA, enjoy the festivities when they arrive. We wish you all a bright and sunny 2024!

What's included

In each issue:

Editor’s welcome
Features on major talking points in education
Advice articles on topical subjects and latest NGA guidance
‘Need to know’ stories featuring checklists
Content for all school settings
An opinion piece from our chief executive

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