Headteachers and other members of school leadership teams (SLT), alongside effective governors, are crucial to creating and maintaining a positive culture concerning staff mental health and wellbeing in a school. They are also most at risk of suffering from a…
Effective Governors, Excellent Schools.
Governors for Schools finds, places, and supports skilled volunteers as governors and trustees on school and academy boards.
We support schools across England and Wales to run effectively by finding high calibre governors to bring their skills and expertise to the table – and improve education for children.
School governors play a vital role in education.
The governing board plans the strategic direction of a school, makes sure public money is well spent, and holds school leadership to account.
A strong governing board ensures robust debate, which in turn leads to better educational outcomes for children.
Whatever your professional background, your skills could transform a school.
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Schools have differing requirements in ensuring they become – and remain – mentally healthy. Schools are also at different points in the implementation of cultures and practices that support the mental health and wellbeing of their staff. It’s useful for any governor or board …
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed the issue of mental health and wellbeing at the forefront in schools. But it’s a subject that’s been of concern for some time, and will continue to be after the effects of the pandemic end. Teachers…