Useful links for members of the LAB
Governors Handbook published by the Department for Education https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/governors-handbook--3
National Governors Association
Is an independent charity that aims to improve the educational standards and well-being of children and young people through supporting and promoting outstanding governance in all state-funded schools http://www.nga.org.uk/Home.aspx. This also has a link to a training page http://www.nga.org.uk/Useful_Contacts/Training-Contacts.aspx
GEL Governor E-Learning (GEL)
Is an online learning experience providing school governors with a flexible way to access information and training. http://www.elc-gel.org/home/
Is the provider of online training for School Governors - See more at: http://www.moderngovernor.com/#about
Offers free, confidential advice, support and information to School Governors, clerks and individuals directly involved in the governance of maintained schools, academies and free schools in England.
Call the service on 08000 722 181 or e-mail using the contact form on the DfE website.
The telephone help line is open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm.