We believe that becoming a non-executive director is a great way to support the education of young people. Taking a seat on the board provides a strategic role in developing the trust, raising aspirations and improving school performance over the long-term.
If this is not for you, there are many other ways to get involved – a complete spectrum of opportunities, one of which should fit your interest and availability.
If you want to get involved as a school governor, Inspiring Governance provides a free, online matching service to local roles. SGOSS, Governors for Schools can also assist with finding governor roles.
If you have less time to spare Education & Employers (EET) offers a range of activities that take an hour or less, such as talks in schools or CV workshops. EET aims to work with teachers and volunteers from a range of professions to raise the aspirations of children and young people. Find out about EET’s upcoming events here. You can also view this one-minute overview of Inspiring the Future's work.
inspire students and prepare them for the rapidly changing world of work. Their online platform enables teachers to invite business leaders into the classroom in just 4 minutes.
For the complete package your business can join Business In The Community’s Business Class – an all-round programme that helps businesses to form long-term partnerships with schools, particularly in areas of social disadvantage. Business Class provides a systematic and proven framework for developing those partnerships, rooted in long-term, strategic support and collaborative action. To find out more about BITC, you can visit their website.