Governor training and development

All governor training is booked through GovernorHub or my emailing

Governor Courses

Contact details for GovernorHub training queries:

Christine Strudley  - Business Support Assistant 01908 252835 

Penny Giraudeau  – Leadership and Governance Development Manager 01908 253787  

Meeting dates for Chairs & Vice Chairs of Governing Boards with senior officers & the Lead Member

Summer Term 2017

Joining or forming a MAT (course code T002)
26 April 2017

Development Governors' Seminar (course code T004)
2 May 2017

Chairing skills - getting it right (course code T011)
9 May 2017

Safeguarding - The governor role (course code T005)
10 May 2017 

The role of the trustee (course code T006)
15 May 2017

SEND - what governors need to know (T016)
6 June 2017

The role of the Development Governor (course code T015)
8 June 2017

Governance in the 21st Century - governorship for newly appointed and re-appointed governors (course code T007)
10 June 2017

Employment Law Update (T014)
13 June 2017

Financial considerations when joining or becoming a Multi-Academy Trust (T008)
15 June 2017

The performance management process and pay - the governor's role (course code T013)
20 June 2017

Safer Recruitment (course code T009)
22 June 2017

Promoting positive mental health in schools Conference (course code T015)
30 June 2017

Meeting the potential of more able students (course code T012)
4 July 2017

Meaningful engagement with stakeholders (course code T003)
6 July 2017

Governor visits to school (course code T010)
12 July 2017

Autumn Term 2017

Governors' Annual Conference (course code T001)
30 September 2017


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