Parent governors – a vanishing breed?

The recent White Paper (see White Paper) made mention of the role of parent governors. In some articles, it has been assumed that parents will no longer be members of governing bodies. It may be that closer reading would give them a seat at the table providing they have the skills that the school and it’s governance needs.

In this post from the interesting series of ‘Insights’ from the Key, Oliver Kean sets out the history of parental membership on governing bodies and provides some food for thought.

The parent governor: 1980 -2022

What are your thoughts on the role of parents on governing bodies?

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