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Dealing with problematic governor candidates (maintained)

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Last updated on 31 May 2018
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The governing board can't stop a parent or staff governor candidate from standing in an election. Read guidance on how you can get the right candidate for the role, and under what circumstances elected governors can be removed.

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Contents

  1. 1 You can't discourage candidates from standing
  2. 2 Hold an 'informed election'
  3. 3 Communicate the code of conduct to candidates
  4. 4 Only remove elected governors in exceptional circumstances

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