Governors Wales has produced several publications for governing bodies to assist governors to fulfil their role effectively. This fact file brings all the key aspects of the strategic role of the governing body together in one document.
School governing bodies play a key role in improving standards within schools. They:
The three main roles of the governing body are:
The strategic role, along with the critical friend and accountable role, contributes to raising the standards achieved by both the school and its learners. Governors carry out their strategic role by providing a framework for what they decide the school should achieve.