The first Governors for School Conference took place from 20th – 24th September 2021. Across 5 days, we hosted over 30 free online sessions to watch live, with key voices in the sector and expert panellists sharing their insight.

You can find out more about our 2021 conference speakers, or view the session recordings below.

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5 days of talks and workshops for school governors, schools, and partners

Each day of the conference explored a variety of topical governance and education related issues, from skills development, to the future of the role itself. The insight offered by our expert speakers was incredibly insightful and we found the discussions to be interesting.

Conference Programme

You can view the conference programme by clicking on the link below. Clicking on the sessions will redirect you to a page where you can view that specific session's recording.

Who is the Governors for Schools Conference 2021 for?

We had sessions for both prospective and existing school governors, experienced chairs and those who’ve recently joined a board, MAT trustees and LGB school governors, as well as governance professionals and headteachers.

We also had sessions aimed at CSR managers, and Widening Participation professionals for our university partners.