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Chair of governors: role and effectiveness

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Last updated on 30 March 2017
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What makes an effective chair of governors? We look at advice from the DfE and the National College on the role of the chair. This article also refers to guidance from Ofsted and a corporate governance expert on the attributes of effective chairs, along with advice on chairing meetings.

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Contents

  1. 1 Core role
  2. 2 Personal attributes
  3. 3 Effective leadership 
  4. 4 Chairing meetings
  5. 5 Promoting effective governance
  6. 6 Public role

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