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Governing Matters January 2023

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Welcome to the January issue of Governing Matters members' magazine. In this issue Place2Be outlines a whole-school approach on mental health and wellbeing; Emily Harle explains the importance of RSE provision as part of a broad curriculum and Steve Edmonds introduces the career pathway. Also, this edition covers promoting a good food culture in schools and what local governance in multi academy trusts can look like in practice. 

Take a look at some of our featured articles below and discover a whole range of news covering in-depth topics.

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Cover story

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Fresh from collaborating with NGA to produce brand new pupil mental health and wellbeing guidance for governing boards, Place2Be outlines the key to achieving a whole-school approach.

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Feature article

Spotlight on Relationships and Sex Education

Emily Harle, NGA policy and projects officer, explains the importance of good quality RSE provision as part of a broad and balanced secondary curriculum

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Emily Harle

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A taste of the future

Dr Nick Capstick OBE, former CEO of The White Horse Federation and chair of the School Food Review Working Group, tells NGA how the sector can create a good food culture fit for today and tomorrow

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Local governance: The secrets of success

Megan Tate explains what local governance in multi academy trusts can look like in practice

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Megan Tate

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Introducing the career pathway

Steve Edmonds, NGA director of advice and guidance, explains how the career pathway for school governance professionals works.

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