As part of our continued mission to improve the services we offer, we’re partnering with the Skills Builder Partnership. The organisation is committed to helping as many people as possible develop the skills to succeed. Used by over 500 schools, 120 employer partners, and 90 impact organisations, we’ll…
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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Apply online and we’ll match your skills to a local school in need.
Our skills-based matching service means your unique background and experience will be put to good use - in a school that needs you most.
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Governors for Schools and Credit Suisse announce partnership to improve education for children through governance
Governors for Schools and Credit Suisse have today announced their partnership to help place skilled volunteers on school boards. Credit Suisse employees across the country will be able to join governing boards and make a difference to education in their communities. Governors for Schools will support volunteers throughout their…
Over the term, we’ll be releasing more materials outlining ways in which governors can help schools intervene and improve physical activity levels for all pupils. There are, however, baseline areas of knowledge and action that they can begin to look at and get to grips with. It’s a good idea…