Below are listed a number of resources that offer advice to governing bodies. Whilst clearly they are designed to help governors discharge their responsibilities whilst in office, the independently written information on the sites may help to provide an insight into school governance - particularly for people that are considering becoming involed in school governance themselves.
Clerk to Governors
C2G- Lots of resources and advice for Governors - very up to date.
Manchester Schools Alliance
(MSA) is a partnership body, maintained and led by and for all Manchester schools.
Offers free & confidential advice to Governors on a range of issues.
Department for Education(DfE)
Information & news from the Department for Education
National Governors' Association (NGA)
Representing and supporting school governors from all state funded schools, including lobbying ministers and policy makers.
School inspection reports, information on the inspection process, & a range of publications.
A place and forum for School Governance Issues where you can get advice and discussion.
School Governors’ One Stop Shop
Comprehensive advice and lots of useful resources and guides.
National Co-ordinators of Governor Services