Committees & panels

  • Committees: what they are and what they do
    One way that governing boards manage their workload is by delegating tasks to smaller groups of governors. Understand the types of committee and the rules on their constitution.
  • How to clerk a panel hearing
    Be clear how to co-ordinate a panel hearing in a fair and transparent way. Download our list of statutory deadlines for suspensions, exclusions and admissions panels to help you stay organised.
  • The role of the chair of the finance committee
    The role and responsibilities of the chair of the finance committee can vary, but there are some core skills every finance chair should have. Save time and download our role description to clarify your chair's duties.