Schools may choose the training provider that best meets their needs.

GovernSandwell (formerly ASGB) membership includes standard membership of the National Governance Association (NGA) and we are therefore pleased to recommend the guidance available on the NGA site:

NGA also offers training resources including:

The Government Funded ‘Leading Governance’ Programme

The National Governance Association (NGA) were appointed by the Department for Education (DfE) to deliver governance leadership development programmes to chairs, boards and clerks in all regions of England.

For details see:

GovernSandwell has been pleased to have help promote and organise the Development for Chairs’ training programme in Sandwell. The programme provides chairs, vice chairs, committee chairs and future chairs opportunities for developing leadership skills and confident governance. At least fifteen Sandwell governors are taking part in the programme.

If you would like any more information about the Leading Governance Programme, please get in touch with the Support Officer.

SIPS Education Training Programme

SIPS Education provide a governor training programme. Many Sandwell schools purchase the training programme package, meaning that governors have unlimited access to the majority of training. Bespoke training for the whole governing body may also be arranged.

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