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Useful Websites

Please find below some websites which may contain useful information for school governors and clerks

  • Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)
    Leading professional body representing school, college and system leaders across the UK and offering advice, guidance and best practice.
  • Better Governor
    Managed by Babcock Education, Better Governor provides free information and resources for school governors.
  • Department for Education (DfE)
    DfE is responsible for education and children’s services in England and regularly publishes relevant law, guidance and other resources.
  • Devon Arts in Schools Initiative
    Daisi provides information, advice and development opportunities for artists, young people and educators.
  • Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH)
    DAPH represents and supports school leadership and leadership development across all primary schools in Devon.
  • Devon Children & Families Partnership (DCFP)
    DCFP aims to provide important information to parents and carers, children and young people and professionals who work with them.
  • Devon Strategic Partnership (DSP)
    DSP brings together public, private, voluntary and community sector organisations to improve the quality of life for those who live, work in and visit Devon.
  • Exeter Board of Education (EBE)
    The Church of England in Devon, through the Exeter Board of Education, provides resources and information for governors and teachers in their church schools.
  • National Governance Association Guidance Centre (NGA)
    The NGA website has a wealth of information and resources, particularly guidance documents and information on a number of topics very relevant to school governors.
  • Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)
    Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. It regularly publishes announcements, consultations and statistics.
  • Questions for Governors (QfG Wellcome Trust)
    A framework to facilitate discussions between governors and school leaders.
  • Schools Commissioners Group
    The Schools Commissioner and regional schools commissioners work with school leaders to promote and monitor academies and free schools.

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