20 key questions for governing boards

Download our 20 key questions and sources of evidence to help you evaluate how effective your governing board is.

Last reviewed on 11 October 2023
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Contents
  1. Download the questions

Download the questions

These questions are designed to help you self-evaluate your board's effectiveness. 

The document contains:

  • 20 main questions
  • A selection of follow-up questions (this is to help you and your governing board dig a little deeper)
  • Example sources of evidence for each question

The questions were created by GovernorHub Knowledge, the National Governors' Association (NGA) and the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Education Governance and Leadership.