Training for governors

Getting the training you need to be a good governor has never been easier. Discover all the ways you can step up your governance game to support your school.

Last reviewed on 27 March 2021
School types: All · School phases: All
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  1. New: governor training 
  2. Local authorities
  3. Department for Education (DfE)
  4. Teaching schools
  5. Faith-based organisations
  6. Commercial organisations
  7. In-house 

New: governor training 

If you're looking for training, you may not have to look any further. We now provide on-demand governor training programmes that you can do at your own pace from the comfort of your home. 

Our list of courses is growing all the time, but if you don't find what you need, below are some suggestions of where you can go to access further training.

This article refers to a number of training providers. Their inclusion here does not constitute a recommendation from The Key.

Local authorities

Most local authorities (LAs) offer training to their governors on a range of topics. 

This training is often available to purchase for governors in maintained schools, and trustees of academies, both within the LA and also in nearby areas. You may like to contact your LA