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Finance skills on the governing body

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Last updated on 26 January 2017
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Why is it essential to have a governor with finance experience? In this article, we refer to the Governance Handbook, the Academies Financial Handbook, and DfE guidance on the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS) which explain why it is important to have financial skills on the governing body.

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  1. 1 Finance skills on the governing body
  2. 2 Ofsted report on effective school governance
  3. 3 SFVS: financial skills on the governing body
  4. 4 Governors with financial experience: examples

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