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20 key questions for governing boards

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Last updated on 13 March 2018
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Download the 20 key questions and sources of evidence to help you evaluate how effective your governing board is.

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  1. 1 The questions
  2. 2 Evidence 

The questions

You can download the 20 key questions for governing boards from the link below. These were created by The Key, the National Governors' Association (NGA) and the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Education Governance and Leadership. 

These are designed to help you self-evaluate your effectiveness. 


The Key suggests some possible sources of evidence for each of the questions. You can download this below:

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