You are here:

Managing disagreements between the governing board and headteacher

Ref: 31775
Last updated on 10 February 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
What happens when the headteacher disagrees with a governors' decision? This article sets out guidance from the Governance Handbook on the role of the governing board and the headteacher in decision making. It relays expert advice on managing disagreements between governors and the headteacher.

Article tools


  1. 1 Governing board is key decision maker
  2. 2 Resolving disagreements with the headteacher

Article features

  • 2 external links

More from The Key

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.