Training, support and updates for school governors

The Governor Development Service provides information and training to governors, clerks and headteachers.

Your school needs to subscribe to the Governor Development Service to use the resources it provides. These include:

  • helpline
  • regular bulletin sent to the chair, clerk and headteacher
  • access to policies
  • free training
  • free networking sessions with other governors
  • reduced rate school based training and consultancy


Download the training calendar (pdf, 930k) (opens new window)  (opens new window)to find out more about training courses and when they're on.

Email to apply for a course, stating your name, position, school, and the name and date of course(s) you would like to attend.