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Appointment and voting rights of co-opted governors

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Last updated on 23 November 2016
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Is there a process for appointing co-opted governors? A governing body may select and appoint co-opted governors at its discretion, based on who has the skills and experience needed. We outline guidance on co-opted governors in maintained schools and academies, and relay advice on recruiting them.

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  1. 1 No formal procedure for co-opting governors
  2. 2 How many co-opted governors can there be?
  3. 3 When are co-opted governors appointed?
  4. 4 How long is a co-opted governor's term of office?
  5. 5 Recruiting co-opted governors: advice
  6. 6 Co-opted governors: voting rights

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