The Good Governance Programme has been jointly developed by AGBIS and HMC to support and provide recognition of high-quality governance in HMC member schools. It comprises of a new Governor Training Framework and optional Good Governance Programme Certificate.

The Governor Training Framework

A series of expert-led individual webinar sessions, the first of which is available to members of HMC governing bodies free of charge. There is no requirement to join the webinars in real time, all registrants will receive the recording of the webinar and any associated materials and schools may also purchase the recording of the webinar after it has taken place.

The Good Governance webinar series for 2023-2024 is now available to book either via the links below or through the courses and events web pages.

GGP1 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: An Overview Of Good Governance (free of charge) Monday 9 October 2023 16.00 – 17.00

GGP2 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: The Work of the Education Committee Monday 27 November 2023 16.00 – 17.30

GGP3 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: Strategic Development Planning Monday 4 December 2023 16.00 – 17.30

GGP4 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: What Makes a Good Board? Monday 15 January 2024 16.00 – 17.30

GGP5 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: Sustainability Monday 22 January 2024 16.00 – 17.30

GGP 6 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: What Makes a Good Finance and General Purposes Committee? Monday 26 February 2024  16.00 – 17.30

GGP7 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Monday 11 March 2024 16.00 – 17.30

GGP8 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: What Does a Commitment to Delivering Public Benefit Look Like? Monday 13 May 2024
16.00 – 17.30

GGP9 AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Programme: What Makes a Good Relationship Between the Governors and Head? Monday 3 June 2024
16.00 -17.30

AGBIS/HMC Good Governance Certificate

AGBIS/HMC will issue Boards with a Good Governance Programme Certificate if it can be demonstrated that:

  • All Governors have completed both the free Overview webinar – this can either be live or by watching a recording and the AGBIS online Safeguarding module, and that
  • Between them, the Governors have covered each of the additional eight webinars over the course of one or two academic years

The Good Governance Certificate will remain valid for three years.

The certificates will be issued at the end of the series.


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