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Ofsted's 'Improving governance': an overview

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Last updated on 6 February 2017
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We outline the main points from Ofsted's 2016 report 'Improving governance'. We focus on the recommendations for the governing bodies of maintained schools, academies and multi-academy trusts.

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  1. 1 Ofsted's findings: overcoming the barriers to governance 
  2. 2 Identify weaknesses through robust self-evaluation 
  3. 3 Develop knowledge and skills within the governing body 
  4. 4 Make use of external expertise and support  
  5. 5 Clarify governors' roles and responsibilities 

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