Welcome

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Welcome to the Thinking Governance web site.

Thinking Governance is a resource for governing bodies, developed by the Education Office of the Church of England. It aims to help governors get a grip on those most elusive and complex of issues – clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction for their school.

Having done that, the programme then helps to take that clear vision and create a radically-new way of delivering it. That’s one of the issues which inspections most often comment on as being under-developed by governors.

The programme also embeds the core aspects of the Church of England’s Vision for Education…

I’m delighted that you’re having a look at what Thinking Governance can offer, and do hope that you’ll take it, use it and improve your school as a result.

Kindest regards

Nigel Genders
Chief Education Officer