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With the recruitment process for the next head of Ofsted rumoured to be looking to the US, Dr Jacqueline Baxter asks what the role of the inspectorate is....

The Secret Governor describes the process of headteacher recruitment - considering advertising, recruitment consultants, shortlisting & interviewing....

This interesting article appeared in the Guardian earlier this week by Nansi Ellis, head of education, policy and research at the ATL. The article advocates the introduction of area education boards. The idea behind such boards is that they would would offer a strategic overview and vision for teaching...

SGOSS - Governors for schools have recently launched a new campaign* aimed at recruiting more school governors called  We're the people (read more in our recent blog post)  and the campaign has attracted some media attention and been linked to from a variety of sites including the...

Education charity ‘SGOSS – Governors for Schools’ has launched a new campaign  Becoming the people  which highlights the personal benefits of volunteering, in a quest to help fill 30,000 school governor vacancies across England. As part of the campaign they have also launched a new short film...

A Guest Blog from SGOSS,  The school governor recruitment charity, set up by the Department for Education to provide free services for volunteers, schools and employers. Tuesday 13th November was a significant day in the SGOSS calendar. The Changing Face of School Governance event held at Tower...

Did you know there are important changes which the Government will be making to criminal records and barring arrangements from September? The Home Office has just issued a leaflet with guidance to these changes. The UK Government is committed to protecting vulnerable groups including children. We want to...

According to the School Governors One Stop Shop (SGOSS) there are 40000 vacant Governor places at any one time.  Being a School Governor is rewarding and plays a vital part in shaping young lives - but how do you encourage people to apply? Everybody leads busy...