We host Coffee & Chat networking sessions, for governors to network and to hear from guest speakers on topics such as managing complaints and handling exclusions. Check our What's On for upcoming Coffee & Chat sessions. 

We host an Annual Conference, we share relevant local news and welcome governors from member schools to get in touch with us about support they need. 

We work closely with Essex Education to:

  • Promote and support high quality effective Governance in all schools;
  • To oversee and support Governor recruitment
  • To support governing bodies to navigate the strategic education landscape across Essex
  • Share best practice in governance across all schools in Essex
  • Facilitate effective governor training and development
  • Work jointly with Essex LA with regard to supporting:
    • Termly Director’s Updates
    • Annual Conferences for all governors
    • Put in place representation on key strategic groups:
  • Local Children’s Partnership Board
  • Schools Forum including sub committees
  • School Partnership Board
  • Other strategic groups as required/requested