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Judith Rutherford, chair of governors at Hiltingbury Junior School in Hampshire, shares her governing board's experience of how an effort to change staff workload for the better had an impact on how governors worked with the school....

Eylan Ezekiel reflects on a year of changes which have made digital governance at Larkrise Primary School a more effective & easier to manage reality. ...

This year our budget has been cut by £62k. Our responsibilities have increased. Next year the cut will be the same. Not in our governing body's name....

Debra Kidd looks at issues governors should consider if parents from their school wish to boycott SATs test by withdrawing their children from the test....

Eylan Ezekiel describes how the governing body at Larkrise Primary School has started to explore using Office 365 to support its work with school staff....

As recognition of their work declines at the same rate as their responsibilities grow, NLG Martin Matthews explains how to nominate governors for honours....

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....

A term after being elected to the role, our new chair of governors reflects on what's flown past since becoming chair....

In this guest article for Modern Governor, Nigel Gann asks whether having business leaders on governing boards guarantees educational improvement & success....

Miles Berry, former headteacher and subject leader for computing education at Roehampton Uni explores the issues around BYOD relevant to governors....

Andrew Walker, an NLG from Buckinghamshire, outlines how "distributed governance" might work in a school governing body....