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Governing Matters March 2023

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Welcome to the March 2023 issue of Governing Matters members' magazine. This issue covers highlights on governors’ role in breaking the cycle of disadvantage, a special feature on how to keep up with your CPD, and themed features on tackling poverty, additional funding for schools and more.  

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

Understanding vulnerability

Hannah Chetwynd, policy officer at The Children’s Society, explores governors’ role in breaking the cycle of disadvantage in education

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Feature article

Prioritising professional development

Clerking development manager Amy Wright offers five steps to making your governance professional CPD count

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My first year of governance

Senior policy and research officer Nina Sharma shares her experience of joining a local academy committee at her local secondary school

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Poverty, place and power

Janeen Hayat, director of collective action at the Fair Education Alliance, calls for focus on three big themes to tackle educational inequality

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Additional funding unpicked

Information officer Sabreen Marashli delves into what the additional funding for schools could mean in reality

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