HGA Governor Events & CPD 


HGA is the primary facilitator in Herefordshire of professional Governor Training delivered on a non-profit basis throughout the year. Our CPD training events & briefings are open to all subscribed members.


All events we facilitate, whether face-to-face or online via webcam, are individually tailored and delivered by experienced governance professionals - our sessions are always interactive, with delegates fully able to ask questions and take part in discussions. 


We are also happy to signpost our members to - and give honest reviews of - external providers and other training available elsewhere.

Next scheduled:

Headteacher Appraisal for Panel Members

Tues 14th September, Daytime: 1pm-3pm


A comprehensive look at the role and responsibilities of governors in headteacher appraisal.

Priority confirmation already given to those with pre-registered interest, but we’ve some additional availability remaining - if you'd like a place please email now; this date will soon come around at the start of term!

(This session was arranged for an afternoon by overwhelming request, but may be repeated at an alternative time if sufficient demand - please register if interested, stating your preference)

Registers of Interest OPEN NOW for each of the following sessions running from September onwards:


Don’t miss out! Email now and register your name, course preference & day/eve preference for any of the following remotely-delivered sessions.

Courses are price-subsidised for members with some even free of charge. Once you've registered, as soon as numbers are sufficient we’ll contact you with specific information & check your availability.


  • Finance for Governors 

  • Governor Safeguarding training (3-year certificate) 

  • Governor Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Understanding School Data 

  • Maintaining Challenge and Support during & post Pandemic

  • School Improvement & the role of Monitoring and Link Governors

  • GovernorHub - what it is and how it helps  

  • HR Matters for Governors

  • SEND & the role of the GB

  • GB Responsibilities for Looked After Children (LAC)

  • EAL and the impact on whole-school outcomes 

  • Understanding & Monitoring the Curriculum

  • Chair Training

  • Asking the Right Questions

  • Preparing for Ofsted

  • Governor Induction

  • Clerk Induction

  • School Admissions & Exclusion Panels

  • Managing Complaints

  • Mental Health & Wellbeing - the governors’ responsibility

  • Articles of Association: What you should know; including how & when to update


Don’t see what you’re looking for ?  

Ask us - we’ll signpost to a recommended provider!

All members benefit from subsidised pricing, and some events are free of charge. Delegate places subject to availability and HGA booking t&cs. Pre-registering an interest for one or more particular courses is without obligation and will secure you priority booking when dates are released.


For further information and for all registrations/bookings please email: 


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