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  • Addressing difficulties with the chair of governors How can we address issues with our chair of governors? In this article, our experts suggest how governors can resolve problems with the chair, both formally and informally. We also link to further articles on having difficult conversations and governing board self-evaluation.
  • Approaching a difficult conversation with another governor How should I approach a difficult conversation with another governor? We relay advice from one of our associate education experts. We also link to guidance from ACAS and a video from Good Practice for Leaders on how to approach difficult conversations.
  • Facebook 'cheat sheet' for governors Use our cheat sheet to keep your social media profiles secure and to help you understand what to do if you're contacted by a pupil or parent online.
  • Governor meetings: attendance and absence The governing board can't function without good attendance. Be clear on who can attend meetings, why proxies aren't allowed, and how absences are dealt with.