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Personal relationships between governors/clerks and school staff

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Last updated on 19 July 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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While there's nothing prohibiting relationships between governors and school employees, they should be handled with sensitivity. We look at what the rules say, and share expert advice on how to manage this.

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  1. 1 Rules on conflicts of interest: governors
  2. 2 Rules on conflicts of interest: clerks
  3. 3 Steps to take
  4. 4 Relationship between headteacher and clerk
  5. 5 Relationship between members of the governing board

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