National School Governors’ Awareness Day 2023

What is National School Governors’ Awareness Day?

National School Governors Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of governance in schools and trusts and champion the contribution that governors and trustees make to improve the overall effectiveness and the lives of children and young people in their schools.

When is National School Governors’ Awareness Day?

Tuesday 22nd February 2022 and then annually, each February. 

Who is this awareness day for?

Over 300,000 people make up the school governance community in England, which makes them the largest group of volunteers in the world. Strictly Education is joining forces with a range of supporting organisations to celebrate school governance and raise its profile within our wider communities.

Who are the supporters?

  • Strictly Education
  • The Trusted Executive
  • Governor Hub
  • Governors for Schools
  • National Coordinators of Governance Services (NCOGS)
  • iGovS


What's Happening?

Headteachers are being encouraged to send eCards to their governors and trustees. The NSGAD website also hosts a Knowledge Hub of news and guest posts.  Visit Home - National School Governors' Awareness Day - 28/02/2023 ( for more information.

We will be posting daily on social media to celebrate our governors and trustees, so please give us a follow, like and a share.

The day will be promoted through a concerted press relations campaign aimed at national media, educational media, and every governing board in the country.

The webinars are:

  • Hot Topics
  • The Nine Habits of Trust
  • Supporting Your Community by Becoming a School Governor
  • Workload & Well-being – The Role of Governance

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