• How to deal with difficult behaviour from governors Know how to deal with problematic behaviour from governors so you can make sure your board functions effectively. See our example scenarios and find out what steps to take to resolve disputes.
  • How to manage confidentiality on your governing board You have a duty to maintain confidentiality in your role as governor. Here’s how you and your board can make sure all governors are on the same page, and what you should do if someone breaches confidentiality.
  • How to respond to current events Understand your role when it comes to addressing major news events in school - like the war in Ukraine. Find advice on how to challenge and support your school leaders to make sure they're making considered and informed decisions when responding to difficult events.
  • The Nolan principles The Nolan principles are 7 rules that everyone involved in public life must abide by, including governors and trustees. Understand what they mean for you and see examples of codes of conduct that refer to them.