Governors for Schools is pleased to announce that the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) will be the official sponsors of our 2022 digital conference. The Governors for Schools Conference 2022 is taking place virtually on Tuesday, 27th and Wednesday, 28th of…
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Governors for Schools’ response to Education Support’s ‘Pressures on Middle Leaders’ report, June 2022
The education sector has grappled with staff wellbeing concerns for several years now, with issues such as stress, burnout, and workload raising the prospect of a potential retention crisis. These concerns reached new heights when the pandemic struck, as education workers went above and beyond to help pupils stay…
Bullying represents one of the most complex challenges facing schools and governing boards today. According to research from the Anti-Bullying Alliance, one in every four UK children is bullied frequently or all the time. Those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are at even greater risk, as researchers found…