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Guidance and template for producing minutes

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Last updated on 14 June 2017
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Is there guidance on producing minutes for governing board meetings? We relay advice on writing minutes, including guidance on how votes should be recorded and whether clarification can be sought while writing up the minutes. You will also find a KeyDoc template for minutes.

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  1. 1 Template for minutes
  2. 2 Writing the minutes
  3. 3 Demonstrating governor effectiveness
  4. 4 Seeking clarification after a meeting
  5. 5 Filing meeting minutes

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