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Division of responsibilities: governing board and headteacher

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Last updated on 28 April 2017
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How do the duties of the headteacher and governing board differ? We have created a KeyDoc showing the division of responsibilities. You will also find advice on keeping the governor role strategic, and on whether governors should ever intervene in operational issues.

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  1. 1 Roles of the board and headteacher
  2. 2 Reasons for division of responsibilities
  3. 3 When might governors intervene in operational matters?

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