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Find out how to run your virtual meetings effectively with our one-stop shop for chairs and clerks.

1. Prepare for the meeting

Chair or clerk (practical bits one of you will take care of) The points in this section will be handled by either the chair or the clerk – check to see if it's you. Make sure everyone can attend remotely and use the platform Make sure all governors: Have access to a decent internet connection (if they don’t, you can give them the option to dial in by phone, or ask them if there’s anything you can do to help) Test their connection and access to the platform by doing a quick test run with you Keep your meetings secure: enable any security features Make sure you’ve enabled security features for the platform you're using – ask an IT member of staff for support on how to do this if you're unsure. Be sure to also read the privacy terms and conditions of your platform.  Set the ground

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