Governor induction policy

A thoughtful governor induction policy does more than get your new governors off to a good start – it also serves as evidence of the board's commitment to training. Adapt our model policy to save time and make sure your induction is effective.

Last reviewed on 17 April 2023See updates
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  1. Model policy
  2. Lead an effective induction
  3. Examples from schools, trusts and local authorities

Model policy

Adapt our model policy to suit your school or trust. It's based on best practice for a thorough induction, as well as making sure your board is compliant with legislation and guidance. It's been approved by Forbes Solicitors.

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Lead an effective induction

Follow our process to give your new governor or trustee everything they need to get stuck in straight away. The article includes a checklist you can use to make sure you don't miss anything out and get all the right paperwork completed.

Examples from schools, trusts and local authorities

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