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Can we interview prospective parent governors?

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Last updated on 13 September 2016
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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Is it appropriate to interview prospective parent governors? Our associate experts advise on interviewing prospective parent governors in maintained schools and parent trustees in academies. We also look at holding informal meetings with prospective governors or trustees.

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  1. 1 Interviews are not appropriate for elected positions
  2. 2 Ensure candidates understand the role: informal meetings
  3. 3 Holding interviews when appointing a parent governor

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