National Leaders of Governance for further education: guidanceeducation

Find out about the role of National Leaders of Governance (NLGs) for further and how NLGs support college improvement.

Applies to England



GuidanceThis guidance on the role of National Leaders of Governance (NLGs) in supporting college improvement.improvement It includes information on:about:

  • how the NLGs for further education programme will operate
  • who’s eligible to apply

ServingApplications can be made by serving governors, governance professionals and clerks at further education (FE) collegescolleges. areThey eligible to apply.

Applications are currently closed.

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Published 15 June 2018
Last updated 1724 MarchNovember 2022 + show all updates
  1. The content has been updated to clarify what's involved in becoming a National Leader of Governance. A link to sign up for email alerts about future recruitment rounds has been added.

  2. Updated as applications are closed.

  3. Updated application guidelines including the new recruitment round and added a new application form.

  4. Updated guidance for applicants with the new closing date of 11pm on 29 October 2019.

  5. Page updated to reflect the application window is currently closed.

  6. First published.