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Looked after children: role of the link governor

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Last updated on 10 November 2016
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Are we required to have a link governor for looked after children? There is no statutory requirement for governing bodies to have a link governor for looked after children, but many LAs recommend that they do. We link to examples of LA guidance on the role and look at questions they could ask.

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  1. 1 Must there be a link governor for looked after children?
  2. 2 LA guidance: responsibilities of link governor for LAC
  3. 3 Questions to ask the designated teacher for LAC
  4. 4 LAC link governor role: example from a school

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