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Last updated on 5 May 2020
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Your board needs to continue its important work even if you can't meet in person right now. Adapt and adopt our model policy so you can feel confident everyone knows what's expected and how your virtual meetings should run.

Download our model policy

Our policy is:

  • Designed for you to adapt to suit your context
  • In line with relevant requirements and good practice
  • Approved by Forbes Solicitors

Approving the policy

This policy isn't statutory, so there aren't any rules on who should approve it.

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Our associate education expert Fiona Stagg helped us with this policy. Fiona is a national leader of governance and an independent clerk. She is also an experienced chair of governors, conducts external reviews of governance, and supports and mentors chairs and clerks. She is also a facilitator for the DfE's governance leadership programme.

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