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How to induct new governors effectively

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new on 12 September 2018
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High-quality induction ensures that new governors and trustees can hit the ground running. Understand what you need to do to prepare them for their role, and how you can provide ongoing support.

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  1. 1 The chair usually leads induction
  2. 2 Give new governors relevant documentation
  3. 3 Set out expectations at your first meeting
  4. 4 Make sure they register on The Key
  5. 5 Get them to complete our induction module
  6. 6 Share our skills audit to help you identify training needs
  7. 7 Help them to prepare for their first meeting
  8. 8 Invite them to observe a committee
  9. 9 Set them up with ongoing support

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