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Last updated on 19 June 2019
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Learn about the division of responsibilities between the board and the headteacher, and read advice on keeping the governor role strategic, not operational.

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Contents

  1. The roles: in a nutshell
  2. In more detail
  3. Role comparison in key areas of school life
  4. Why the responsibilities are divided like this
  5. Governors can intervene in operational matters in rare situations

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