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Separating the role of governor from the role of parent

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Last updated on 26 September 2016
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How can we separate the role of governor from the role of parent? We relay advice from four of our associate education experts, including on how a governor can address concerns over his/her child's progress. We also link to examples of codes of conduct, and a governor job description.

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Contents

  1. 1 Helping parent governors keep the roles separate
  2. 2 Addressing concerns over a governing body decision
  3. 3 Addressing concerns over the child’s progress
  4. 4 Guidance for governors on impartiality
  5. 5 Job description for a governor

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