Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance
Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance

Oxfordshire Governors' Association


Oxfordshire Governors’ Association aims to promote cooperation between schools in order to improve the quality of education in Oxfordshire.


Run by a small group of volunteer Governors we are independent of the Local Authority but work in partnership to support the work of members of Governing Boards across the county.


We appoint representatives to consultative groups in Oxfordshire and hold Open Meetings in support of Governors’, including Headteachers’ needs.


We hold Local Association membership of the National Governors’ Association (NGA) but actively promote Governing Bodies to hold NGA membership in their own right in order to give everyone, including clerks, access to NGA’s information and guidance documents.


Want to know more? We now have our own website.  


Please also look out for the letters we send out via clerks flagging up important issues and providing more information about our meetings.



Open Meetings for the Summer & Autumn terms

The primary audience is Governors, but other school staff are welcome to join us. To register for either of these meetings please email the OGA secretary Judith Bennetts directly.


Please note that whilst attendance is FREE, prior booking is essential.

Going beyond the data: exploring what Governors need to know about Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development


Monday 11th June 2018

7.15 pm to 8.45 pm

Gosford Hill School


Dr Tony Eaude was previously headteacher of a multi-cultural primary school in Oxford. He now works as an independent research consultant and trainer and is associated with the Department of Education at the University of Oxford.  Much of his work is in the area of evaluation, supporting teacher research, policy development and writing for both teachers and an academic audience. 

Who Governs Our Schools?  Trends, Tensions and Opportunities


Saturday 29th September 2018 (morning)

Venue detail and confirmed times to follow


Join Dr Tony Breslin, author of the RSA report of the same title which is the product of an 18-month long scoping study funded by the Local Government Association, The Elliot Foundation and RSA Academies, as he provides an opportunity to discuss Governance across all our schools in Oxfordshire. 

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