2 weeks to go! Champion School Governance on #SchoolGovDay

Posted  8th February 2022
Posted by  SBS Partner
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National School Governors’ Awareness Day

SBS is proud to support National School Governors’ Awareness Day, which is taking place on 22nd February 2022, just two weeks away! See details below and do get involved and spread the word where you can.

National School Governors’ Awareness Day

National School Governors Awareness Day has been created to raise awareness of governance in our schools and academy trusts and to celebrate the contribution that governors and trustees make to improve the lives of children and young people and the overall effectiveness of their schools.

Who is this awareness day for?

There are more than 300,000 school governors in England, which constitutes the largest single group of volunteers in the world. Strictly Education is joining forces with a range of supporting organisations to champion school governance and raise its profile within our wider communities.

Who are the supporters?

  • Strictly Education
  • The Trusted Executive
  • Governors for Schools
  • National Coordinators of Governance Services (NCOGS)
  • Governor Hub
  • iGovS

When is National School Governors’ Awareness Day happening?

Tuesday 22nd February 2022 will be the first National School Governors’ Awareness Day. Thereafter, it will become an annual event.

What's on?

On 22nd February we are offering a series of free to access webinars for those currently involved in or interested in school governance. Governors can get involved by sending 90 second videos expressing their thoughts on school governance. Headteachers are being encouraged to send our eCards to their governors and trustees. The NSGAD website also hosts a Knowledge Hub of news and guest posts.

The day will be promoted through a concerted press relations campaign aimed at national media, educational media, and every governing board in the country.

The webinars are:

    • Hot Topics
    • The Nine Habits of Trust
    • Supporting Your Community by Becoming a School Governor
    • Workload & Well-being – The Role of Governance

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