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Guidance on delegation to individual governors

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Last updated on 8 March 2017
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Is there guidance on delegating responsibilities to individual governors? One of our associate experts sets out what might be delegated to an individual, and the potential benefits and disadvantages of doing so. She also suggests how individual governors can maintain their strategic remit.

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Contents

  1. 1 Delegation of responsibilities: guidance
  2. 2 Deciding what to delegate
  3. 3 Individual governors: following strategic aims
  4. 4 Delegating to individuals: pros and cons

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