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How to manage confidentiality on your governing board

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updated on 19 November 2018
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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.

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Contents

  1. 1 Decide what should be confidential
  2. 2 Set expectations in your code of conduct
  3. 3 How to manage a breach in confidentiality
  4. 4 Making sure governors who resign maintain confidentiality

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