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Last updated on 2 May 2019
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Read our top tips on how to chair a full governing board meeting – including how to prepare in advance, stick to time and keep things on track. Download our audit to evaluate how effective your current meetings are.

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Contents

  1. Get the agenda right
  2. Prepare
  3. Set the right tone
  4. Encourage participation
  5. Deal with people who take the meeting off course 
  6. Keep to time
  7. Evaluate your meetings: downloadable audit 
  8. Top 3 dos and dont's

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