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Dr. Tony Breslin, author of the new Modern Governor "The Curriculum and Beyond: what every governor needs to know" summarises the rationale for the module and explores what role governors should have in determining how a school's curriculum is defined....

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....

Details of the new Modern Governor Core Skills modules on GDPR - available now to all new and existing Modern Governor subscribers as part of their Modern Governor subscription....

A list of frequently asked questions concerning the implementation of the GDPR in schools, academies and multi-academy trusts, illustrated with relevant videos....

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

In the light of the recent global ransomware attack - which had a significant impact on the National Health Service - Modern Governor is making a module on Information Security immediately available to subscribers. As ever, the role of governors and trustees in this area is...

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....

Details of a mini-series of Governor Live events aiming to help those involved in school governance & leadership understand financial management issues....

Warwick Mansell asks if the unregulated pay of multi-academy trust CEOs in a time of austerity could have consequences beyond MAT boardrooms....

A review of the Governor Live online event on employment law - Michelle Gray from berg's update on those areas of law which those in governance should know....

A headteacher's position on a maintained school's governing body is described as ex officio - meaning that s/he has that position due to the leadership role s/he occupies. Most governors would probably say that having their headteacher on their board is invaluable, as we can get insights and...

Dr Tony Breslin explores how three actors - governors, leadership teams & others beyond an institution's boundaries - contribute to effective governance....

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....

A review of the Governor Live Considerations for Conversion session - examining what joining an existing MAT might mean for governors & questions they should ask....

An overview of the new Plain English module, available to Modern Governor subscribers as part of the service's Core Skills: Communication Skills collection....

A review of the Governor Live Considerations for Conversion session which examined what leading a MAT might mean for governors & questions they should ask....