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How to Become a School Governor

Time: 12.00pm - 1.00pm
Price: free

How to Become a School Governor

Have you ever thought about becoming a school governor? Want to know about what they do and what would be expected of you in this role? Find out more at our event with Governors for Schools.

There are thousands of governor vacancies in schools across the country. You and your skills may be able to help;

  • Improve education for the next generation
  • Connect with your community
  • Raise aspirations for children
  • Help improve education for the most vulnerable

A school governor role also offers fantastic professional development opportunities. You could develop your professional skills ranging from analysing performance, influencing, being a critical friend. Becoming a school governor offers you the chance to apply your knowledge and enthusiasm in the challenging environment of school management.

Governors for Schools

Governors for Schools is a national education charity that finds, places, and supports skilled volunteers as governors on school and academy boards. They work with schools and volunteers across England to improve education for children and young people through effective governance.

Kingston University Alumni have partnered with Governors for Schools who provide a free governor recruitment service for volunteers and schools across the country. They work on a skills-based matching system and will put you in contact with schools in your local area who are most in need of the skills and experience you bring. They have dedicated Partnership Managers to manage the process and help you settle into the role with additional free training and learning opportunities.

Booking is essential to attend this event.

For further information about this event:

Contact: Kingston University Alumni
Email: alumni@kingston.ac.uk