Finance training for school governors
Strong financial management is one of the pillars of good governance. Find out what training, resources and funding are available to you to enhance your knowledge of school finance.
This article refers to a number of training providers. Their inclusion here is not a recommendation from The Key.
Governors for Schools
Governor recruitment charity Governors for Schools offers a finance for new governors e-learning course. It includes:
- The fundamentals of the schools financial framework
- Key principles of good financial management
Once you start the course, you can select whether you're a governor in a maintained school or academy, so you only see the relevant information.
The course is free to anyone. You can access it by completing an online registration form.
DfE funded training
The Department for Education (DfE) funds governance leadership development programmes for those in governance leadership positions:
Most providers include training in financial management as part of their offer, but you should review each programme to