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DfE governance handbook, competency frameworks and roles

DfE governance handbook, competency framework and roles

Resources that set high expectations for the role and functions of governance:

DfE governance handbook (GOV.UK). DfE guidance on the roles and duties of governing boards, and advice on the skills, knowledge and behaviours they need to be effective.

Competency framework for governance (GOV.UK)

Clerking competency framework (GOV.UK) The purpose of this non statutory guidance is to demonstrate the importance of professional clerking and the breadth and depth of knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to deliver it.

Governance structures and roles

Governance structures and roles (GOV.UK) How governing boards of maintained schools and academy trusts are structured with descriptions of the roles and responsibilities of members.

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Last updated: 18 Oct 2021