Governors can use the resources below to help identify areas of responsibility and develop skills for effective leadership, whether that involves holding headteachers to account or responding to increased scrutiny.
In the last two months the Department for Education has been refining its thinking on governance and has published several documents on the subject. David Marriott reflects on the key messages and their implications for governors
By September 2015, governing bodies of all maintained schools need to have been reconstituted under the 2012 regulations. Ruth Agnew summarises what you need to consider and offers a guide through the process