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Governing board roles

Getting it right as a staff governor


At a glance

This module covers everything you need to know about the role of staff governor and how they work as part of the governing board team.

You will cover:

staff governors and the constitution of the governing board
the law relating to staff governors or trustees
the eligibility and election of staff governors
the role of staff governors
Study time

50 minutes

Certificate upon completion

Module description

Staff governors have a responsibility not just to the school but also the pupils themselves, so it’s important that you can carry out this role effectively. We have designed this module to support you in achieving this.

Upon completion, you will have an understanding on the law relating to staff governors and what exactly being a staff governor entails. The module also explores the constitution of the governing board and the election of staff governors in an engaging and bite sized approach to help you retain the information.

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    • “Some staff have approached me about being their voice in the governor meetings and I feel I can respond appropriately to these questions with the information provided in this course.”

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    • “Clear and concise. Easy to find time to complete and learnt a lot in a short time. The quiz at the end was particularly useful to check what I had learnt.”

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