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Governance consultancy

The work of governing boards is increasingly being scrutinised and judged. Boards need to be able to rely on a trusted and experienced source of training, information and advice to support them in the valuable work that they do, and to ensure that they meet their legal responsibilities. 

The Governance Consultancy team knows and understands first hand the challenges facing school governors, trustees and clerks. Our experienced staff and team of associates support, inform, guide, train and advise governors, headteachers and clerks as they seek to achieve and maintain high-quality governance within their schools in a modern climate of clear, confident, strategic leadership and sharply focused accountability.

Our subscription service - everything you need to support governance - in one place!

If your board subscribes to our service you will find additional resources and materials available to download from our governance microsite.  

The Governance Consultancy team recognise the vital role that governors, trustees and clerks play in the strategic direction and leadership of schools.  Whatever type of setting you govern or clerk within our team can work with you to provide the advice, resources and expertise you need. 

For a governing board or a local governing body, subscription to our service provides:

  • Bespoke support and advice on dealing with formal proceedings such as complaints and exclusions.
  • Website with a huge range of resources including model terms of reference, templates and policies.
  • Termly high-quality Governance Magazine packed with topical articles.
  • Support materials for Board self-evaluation.
  • Access to cost-effective reviews of governance.
  • Termly ‘Checklist’ publication - check what’s coming your way!
  • Weekly Governance Alert to keep you up to date.
  • Subsidised subscription to GovernorHub and GovernorHub Knowledge - save £££’s!
  • Training opportunities (approx. 30 per term).
  • Q-cards (30 in all to support challenge).