A new version of the Governance Handbook has been released (22 March) by the Department for Education (DfE).

Changes from the previous version (January 2017) include:

  • An updated emphasis on parental engagement
  • A new subsection on workload
  • A number of compliance updates including on the board’s duties in relation to safeguarding, statutory careers guidance and clarifications on dealing with complaints

Read the new Handbook here.