Heads and governors: a critical friendship
Governing bodies are there to act as a critical friend, holding schools and academies to account as well as supporting them, and the chair of governors plays a key part in leading the drive to improvement. But what does that mean in practice? This article from ldr magazine takes a look at this important relationship. ldr is the online magazine for members of the National College for School Leadership. Read the full article
Membership of the College is open and free of charge to individuals in England who have a professional interest in school and early years leadership, including school governors. Find out more about becoming a member and about the training and support available for chairs of governors.