Governor responsibilities and training
- Division of responsibilities: headteacher and governing board Be clear on how your role and responsibilities differ from those of the governing board. Understand the difference between strategic and operational tasks, and find questions your governing board might use to support and challenge your decisions.
- Governing board: statutory responsibilities Be clear on the key tasks that governing boards should perform to meet their statutory duties.
- How governors monitor educational performance Understand your governing board’s duty to monitor educational performance in your school, and what information you can provide to help them do their job well.