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Finance for whom? https://twitter.com/retiredgrinch/status/250320023481110528 Financial oversight of a school is one of the three core functions of governors - and for trustees within a standalone academy or MAT this is doubly important. Modern Governor subscribers will shortly have access to a completed revised and updated module on Financial Management for...

This week on the Modern Governor blog we'll be looking at what "being professional" might mean in other voluntary contexts - particularly that of magistrates. In this post Kevin Peel, a Labour & co-operative councillor for Manchester City Council who also volunteers as a magistrate and...

The Modern Governor Church Schools module has been completely updated this year to reflect the changing worlds of policy and practice and how these interact with the more established settings across all types of church schools - or as the 2015 Education Act describes them and other...

The open space sessions at Governor Live proved an ideal opportunity to give school Governors from across the country an opportunity to debate the challenges and opportunities affecting their roles in 2014. Discussions around the Governing Body were plentiful including the transition, representation and recruitment...

It's the first week back to school and I'm busy compiling a list of top school governance blogs for our next exciting Modern Governor project.  I hope these are useful for both new and experienced governors alike! Here are some of my favourites; share your favourites...

Following on from the recent announcement from the DfE about increasing the number of teaching schools, we were intrigued at Modern Governor to find out a bit more about them. (see press release information here) “Teaching schools will be examples of the best schools in the...

The National Governors' Association is the only independent representative body for schools governors from all state funded schools (LA maintained schools and academies) in England. It supports local governor associations and governing bodies, lobbies ministers and policy makers on all policies that impact schools and...

        The new DfE timeline for school leaders and Governors for the Summer term 2013 is now available.     This timeline sets out important and useful information to help you plan ahead, prepare for and implement changes that will take place during this academic year and beyond. There are...