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Author: Ian Usher

Details of the forthcoming live, interactive and free-to-attend Governor Live session, on succession planning in governing bodies, presented by Ruth Agnew....

NLG Ruth Agnew reflects on stepping down from being Chair of Governors after a long time in the role and the issues around succession in governance....

Details of the new Modern Governor Core Skills module on Trans Awareness, which helps governors to understand the issues for transgender adults & children....

Details of 3 new Modern Governor safeguarding modules covering female genital mutilation (FGM), Honour based violence & forced marriage and Radicalisation....

With the government insisting that all schools become academies, what does this mandatory academisation mean for governance of local schools?...

Details of the updated and expanded Ofsted e-learning module from the leading online CPD service for governors, Modern Governor....

With Ofsted asking researchers to express interest in creating a system to measure the metrics of governance - good & otherwise, what might this mean?...

Reflections on Sir Michael Wilshaw's second commentary which focused on school governance, and outlined HMCI's solutons to issues around bad governance....

Questions around the implications of paid governance in schools - what bigger issues are there? What unintended consequences might play out in schools?...

Some details of & reflections on the recent "Building Better Boards" report & its accompanying Schools Week piece on remuneration for school governors....