Courses we offer


Our diverse programme of training events cover all aspects the governance role. It includes:

  • general development courses for governors from maintained schools and academies
  • specialist courses for clerks, chairs of governors, and training and development governors
  • pupil matters: the governors’ role in exclusions, SEN, child protection, tackling bullying, meeting needs of the gifted and Talented, pupil premium and closing the gap
  • finance
  • personnel
  • sites and buildings
  • curriculum

We also hold several conferences throughout Hampshire during the year which attract nationally renowned speakers.

See the full range of courses

Our courses are constantly being updated in response to changes affecting governance and to meet the needs of both existing and new customers. Every course is evaluated and we achieve a consistent average rating of 4.4 (where 5 is excellent and 4 is good).


Our training takes place in several locations throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

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We also offer customised training to governing bodies delivered in your own school.

We have a growing range of e-learning courses that are available via our website. These allow governors to undertake training at a time and location of your choice.