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Mandatory governor and clerk training

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The Education (Wales) Measure 2011 includes provisions to allow Welsh Ministers to make regulations to make governor training mandatory and to set the content of that training.

On 20 September 2013 the Government of Maintained Schools (Training Requirements for Governors) (Wales) Regulations 2013 came into force which referred to documents that set the content of the mandatory induction training, training for chairs, understanding data and training for clerks.

The following are links to the guidance documents on the mandatory content.