The role of staff and parent governors - what governors need to know

The role of staff and parent governors - what governors need to know

Consultant: Steve BarkerDate posted: February 2016

Governing Bodies in all maintained schools and most academies are constituted with a minimum of two parent governors and at least one staff governor. The role of these elected governors is often misunderstood by parents, staff and many other governors too. This article explores their role and seeks to bust a few myths surrounding their responsibilities.

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The Department for Education, through the Education and Skills Funding Agency, has introduced new statutory requirements for academy trusts over related party transactions. These new requirements came into force on 1st April 2019 and apply to all new transactions from that date. It is essential that trustees are aware of these new requirements and seek assurances from their trust that it is fully compliant. To read this article in full, log into your |Better Governor account or simply register, for free, by clicking the orange button.