Governor training and development

Governor Courses

Contact details for GovernorHub training queries:

Christine Strudley  - Business Support Assistant 01908 252835 

Penny Giraudeau  – Leadership and Governance Development Manager 01908 253787  

Chairs & Vice Chairs of Governing Boards meeting with senior officers & the Lead Member


Autumn Term 2018

From September 2018 - All governor training will be booked through  

Governance in the 21st Century - governorship for newly appointed and re-appointed governors (course code V001)
22 September 2018

Development Governor Seminar
24 September 2018

Safer Recruitment
25 September 2018

The role of the staff governor
2 October 2018

Understanding and Interpreting Data - Primary
10 October 2018

Introduction to Schools Finance
16 October 2018

Understanding and Interpreting Data - Secondary
18 October 2018

Governors' Annual Conference
20 October 2018

Monitoring and Evaluation (including school visits)
7 November 2018

Governors' Role in HR
22 November 2018

Safeguarding the Governor's Role
28 November 2018

FGM and Prevent
4 December 2018

Governor courses Cancellation Policy Oct 2016 (PDF, 92KB)

You may wish to complete the Governor training report Oct 2016 (PDF, 81KB)as a means of reporting back to your governing body about the training you have undertaken. You can access to the following documents for some ideas to customised wgb body training Oct 2016 (PDF, 155KB)

Data Protection

A computer system is used to manage bookings.

Protocols and procedures are in accordance with Milton Keynes Council’s Data Protection Policy.

Equal Opportunities and Disability

We endeavour to make all services available to all governors.

We operate within the policies laid down by Milton Keynes Council.


We try to ensure that training meets the needs of governors. New ideas and suggestions for improvement are welcome. Please forward your views to the Leadership and Governance Services team.

Help and Enquiries

If you need any assistance, do not hesitate to contact a member of the Leadership and Governance Services. Our direct lines are:

Christine Strudley (Business Support Assistant - Governors)

Tel: 01908 252835

Amy Morris (Business Support Assistant - Governors)

Tel: 01908 253903

Penny Giraudeau (Leadership and Governance Manager)

Tel: 01908 253787




Last Updated: 4 September 2018