You are here:
Division of responsibilities: governing board and headteacher
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.
- Roles of the board and headteacher
- Reasons for division of responsibilities
- When might governors intervene in operational matters?
More from The Key
The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.