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Last updated on 14 July 2017
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Can governors attend governing board meetings remotely? Governors of maintained schools and academies can hold meetings via telephone or video conference. We relay advice from one of our associate experts on managing remote attendance and look at an example of a virtual governance policy.

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  4. Model standing orders covering virtual attendance
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