The role and responsibilities of school governors are defined in various acts of parliament and through statutory regulations. This section will help clerks and governors find out more about what they must do and what they can do as governors.
The DfE has published new Character Education guidance for schools
The DfE has published a new, updated version of the Governance Handbook in March 2019
The DfE have updated their guidance on what maintained schools must publish online
The Department for Education has revised guidance on what maintained schools must publish online.
Revised statutory guidance on careers advice provided by schools and provision of access to other providers came into effect at the beginning of January 2018.
With effect from 1st September, new statutory guidance applies to all pupil exclusions in maintained schools, pupil referral units and academies in England.
On 1st September new statutory regulations come into effect enabling maintained school governing bodies to remove elected parent and staff governors.
The Department for Education has published its Clerking Competency Framework. This article explores the key competencies and the implications for governance. Read more here now...
The seventh and last webinar in our series, on the new Competency Framework for Governance, focusses on the 'Evaluation' competency area. Watch the recording of the webinar here now....
The sixth webinar in our series, on the new Competency Framework for Governance, focusses on the 'Compliance' competency area. Watch the recording of the webinar here now....