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  • Appointing staff members as co-opted governors Read the rules on appointing staff members, who aren't "staff governors" to your board. We look at co-opting staff members, associate membership, and the potential pros and cons.
  • Changing a governor's category (maintained) Can an existing governor move to a different category? One of our associate education experts sets out a process for re-appointing a governor in a new category. We also look at the process for when the governor in question is the chair or vice-chair.
  • How to appoint governors (maintained schools) We run through the different categories of governor and how each one is appointed to the governing board. Understand the rules for co-opted, foundation, local authority, parent, and staff governors, plus associate members.