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May 2011

I recently asked "Should school governor training be compulsory?" It's prompted lots of you to comment - you can view our blog and all comments here (don't forget to add your comment too!). I love the simple beauty of "wordles" and the way they present huge...

We're delighted to introduce Rosie as the newest member of the Modern Governor team. Rosie joins her cousins Peggy, Prince and Betty in being cheerleaders for Learning Pool, the UK's largest public sector learning community.  Always seen in the right places, our piggy pals have become...

The National Foundation for Educational Research has published a report titled "Governance Models in Schools". In it, they state that "Key to effective governance was perceived to be governors having a clear understanding of their role (and its limits) and an understanding of the strategic...

The debate hots up around the AV referendum on 5 May and the two sides launched their end of campaign finales on 3rd May. Here is a snapshot from the Yes and No camps, taken from interviews given to the BBC by Kate Ghose, Chair of Yes to Fairer votes...