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William Durham from SGOSS on his experience as a school governor

Hear from London Area Manager William Durham on his journey as a school governor:

 

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ICAEW Guest blog: The importance of skills-based volunteering in supporting education

 

As a world-leading professional membership organisation, education underpins everything ICAEW does. We provide chartered accountants – and those training for the qualification – with knowledge and guidance so that they can meet and maintain the highest ethical and technical standards of their profession.

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SGOSS Chairman Ian Armitage discusses teacher recruitment....

The teacher shortage is a significant problem for the UK’s education sector and one which is unlikely to go away any time soon. Recruitment costs are rising and good educational outcomes are entirely dependent on high-quality teaching – so it is evident that mastering recruitment can both save money and help improve standards.

 

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A very warm welcome to our new CEO!

Louise Cooper has been appointed CEO of charity SGOSS Governors for Schools, suppliers of a free governor search and selection service for schools keen to recruit candidates with commercial experience to bolster the existing skills set of their Board of Governors.

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Announcing the launch of new Governor Induction training

Being a school governor can be a highly rewarding endeavour. As well as having an impact on local children in the community, the role also gives volunteers the opportunity to gain new skills, and develop existing ones, that will benefit them in their professional life. 8 out of 10 governors said they’ve learnt new skills¹ in the role.

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