Annal Nayyar- report that suggests Schools failing to recruit skilled governors

The Commons education select committee called on the government to require schools to offer mandatory training to new governors and to strengthen intervention in poor or failing governing bodies. Regulations  introduced in September 2012 allow governing bodies to reconstitute themselves as smaller boards with an emphasis on skills rather rhan set constitutions.

Highlighting the fact that governor recruitment continues to be a problem in many schools, particularly primaries, the MPs said ministers should also ‘review the current incentives for, and requirements on, businesses that release their staff for governor duties.

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