Governance Training Solutions

Training Programme Spring and Summer 2021

***   Exciting suite of Webinars for

Governors and Trustees – all delivered by experienced

National Leaders of Governance (NLGs)! 


The provision of high-quality training for school governors has become increasingly important in recent years. Changes in legislation and guidance have stressed the need for more skilled and professional governing boards, and training is a vital part of that agenda.

In partnership with Billericay Teaching School Alliance, National Leaders of Governance provide professional, practical training solutions for governing boards that will help you govern with confidence.

We provide high quality development opportunities for all types of Governing Boards, from individual schools, collaborative partnerships or groups of schools to Multi Academy Trusts.

Key Features of our training solutions

  • Up to date guidance on how to do the job
  • Free resource packs – templates, tools, examples and checklists to help you be productive
  • Signposting to national resources, research and DfE guidance
  • Coverage of all areas of the Governance Competency Framework
  • Best practice advice from experienced chairs
  • Action plan or personal log for governors to complete and take away
  • Bespoke training solutions for your board or multi-academy trust
  • Training programmes and packages
  • Public courses at affordable prices

All training is currently being delivered as WEBINARS!

Our training programme covers all key aspects of the Governance Competency Framework

What people say about our training
We pride ourselves on delivering high quality governance services that really have an impact. Here are some comments from delegates who have attended our training.

“The best training I have ever attended… THANK YOU”     “At last training that tells me how to do the job!  I feel inspired again as a Governor”   “Fantastic resources – the toolkit and templates will save me so much time!”   ” Thank you, the course has helped me understand what I should be focussing on”  “This course was so helpful. I now understand how I can make a difference as a Governor”     “All Governors should come on this training.  If only it had been available sooner.  I’m going to encourage everyone on our board to attend the next event.”

About our trainers
All our trainers are National Leaders of Governance (NLGs) who are experienced chairs of governing boards that have been designated as NLGs by the Department for Education. They all have experience mentoring and supporting governance in many difference settings and are experienced trainers.

How to experience our training

Public Webinars

We currently run public training courses as webinars through Billericay Teaching School Alliance, which is designated as a Governance Hub for the East of England and NLE London region.  Courses can be purchased on a pay as you go basis or as a package to achieve even greater value for money. 

Private Webinars

We can provide private webinars for your school, multi academy trust or collaborative partnership board/s for up to 25 delegates.  Prices start from £390.00 for a two hour webinar from our existing Training Programme.  We can also provide bespoke training solutions ranging from a single session to conferences and annual training programmes. 

Prices and Packages
Our goal is to provide affordable high-quality training to meet your needs.  We have designed several options to give you maximum flexibility.

Public Webinars

Public Webinars

Option 1: Pay-as-you-go
From £70 per delegate for a two-hour training course. Courses are either 1 session (£70), 2 sessions (£135) or 3 sessions (£195).  This includes a copy of the presentation and a resource pack full of useful examples, templates, checklists and other tools to implement swiftly.

Simply select the course you wish to attend and complete the booking form at the end of this brochure. Note: Members of Billericay TSA benefit from a 10% membership discount on Pay-as-you-go prices.

Option 2: Buy an annual package
To encourage your governing board to attend regular training and keep up to date, we offer public training course packages as a cost-effective solution to governor training. These packages are valid for any standalone board, multi academy trust board or collaborative partnership boards for a year from date of purchase.


number of places on any two-hour training event in the year

of annual package

5 places

£300.00 (£60 per place)

6 places

£342.00 (£57 per place)

7 places

£448.00 (£54.00 per place)

8 places

£480.00 (£50 per place)

If you require more than 8 places per year, please contact us.

New dates are being added regularly, so please bookmark this page! If there is a training course that you are interested in that isn’t here, please there please contact Melanie Jones – – Tel 01277 314420 to discuss further.


Private Webinars

Private Webinars

Many boards find training is most effective when it is specific to them and/or provided to the whole board together. Our private webinars a can be provided for up to 25 delegates.   

Standard In-house training 
From £390.00 per two-hour private webinar (Maximum 25 delegates). Any of our training programme titles can be provided on a private basis. Simply let us know the title you are interested in and we will work with you to agree a date for the training.

All materials for in-house webinars are emailed in advance for the organisation to produce.  This enables organisations to use the materials going forward.  Should the organisation wish these materials to be produced for them, this will be at an additional cost of £9.50 per delegate. 

Bespoke Solutions 
Our experienced National Leaders of Governance can provide bespoke governance training solutions for your school, multi-academy trust or collaborative partnership. Please contact Melanie Jones – – Tel 01277 314420 to discuss your

Our Brochure
Please CLICK HERE to download our Brochure which includes courses we are currently offering as webinars.

Making a Booking
CLICK HERE to download our booking form for Packages.

For individual Webinars, please CLICK HERE to be taken to our online booking system. Simply enter the name of the webinar into the search box or use the drop down filter menus and select Primary Governance or Secondary Governance.  Flyers for each webinar are available to view or download.

For all bespoke training sessions delivered In-house, please contact Melanie Jones to discuss your requirements.