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Our first #GovernorLive event took place in June 2013.  It was tremendous - almost 200 governors from around the country, coming together to talk about the issues important to them and their schools, hearing from key governance experts and thought leaders.  So many good friends...

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...

“Is there a demonstrable causal link between the actions of/effectiveness of the governing body and pupil performance?”; New report from School Governors’ One-Stop Shop There is widespread acceptance that effective governing bodies add significant value in the critical areas of school improvement and compliance; ranging from...

Today's blog comes from Steve Acklam, Chief Executive of the School Governors’ One-Stop Shop. One FREE service that is NOT too good to be true! School Governors’ One-Stop Shop (SGOSS) was launched in 1999 to recruit volunteers with transferable skills to be governors in schools in England....

School Governors' One-Stop Shop (or SGOSS) is a fantastic charity, which encourages people to volunteer as a School Governor.  All of their services are free, and since it was formed in 1999, SGOSS has placed thousands of Governors. Modern Governor was thrilled that the SGOSS Chief...

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...