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The governing body and confidentiality

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Last updated on 21 December 2016
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Must school governors keep discussions confidential? In this article, we relay advice from the DfE and local authorities on confidentiality for governors. We also look at confidentiality agreements and confidentiality after a governor resigns, and link to another article on minutes.

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  1. 1 Governors should keep discussions confidential 
  2. 2 Confidentiality agreements are at governing body's discretion
  3. 3 Governing body confidentiality: local authority guidelines
  4. 4 Confidentiality following resignation

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