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Last updated on 21 June 2019
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It's crucial that you and your head work together effectively. Read our experts' advice on how to build and maintain a good relationship.

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  1. What the relationship should be 
  2. Understand each other's roles
  3. Get to know each other
  4. Have regular catch-ups
  5. Don't exclude other governors
  6. Balance challenge and support

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