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Governing board evaluation

Introduction to local governance


At a glance

You will cover:

understand how the local tier fits within the wider MAT structure
be familiar with the roles and responsibilities commonly carried out by the local tier
understand key relationships you will encounter and how you can make the most of them
understand development opportunities that you can utilise as a new governor in a MAT
Study time

20 minutes

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    Who developed this module?

    Michael Barton
    Michael Barton

    Trust Governance Specialist and South West Regional Officer

    Michael specialises in trust governance, co-ordinating NGA's work with multi-academy trusts and producing tailored resources. He also leads NGA's work in the West Midlands, working closely with the region's trusts and local authorities.

    Fariha Choudhury
    Fariha Choudhury

    Advice Officer

    Fariha provides advice to NGA GOLD members, alongside writing for the website, magazine and weekly newsletter.

    Megan Tate
    Megan Tate

    Policy and Research Officer

    Megan’s role involves supporting NGA’s policy, research and information team. She is responsible for policy relating to the environment and sustainability.

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