Resources: Effective Governance

Governor Dialogues
This series of interviews, conducted with chairs of governing bodies from a range of institutions, talk about effective governance in this ever changing environment and about how to make sure a board is ‘fit for purpose’.
Governing bodies of higher education institutions are expected to regularly review their effectiveness and more resources and information can be found here.
HEFCE website
Key performance indicators to aid effective governance in higher education
Financial Times: Better Boards
Think-tank searches for good governance: debates held by Board Intelligence on the theme ‘The Board is Dead; Long Live the Board’ with contributions from executives, non-executives, headhunters and others.
Governance Reviews
In-house consultancy service offered by the Leadership Foundation to help with effectiveness reviews.
Managing Good Governance in Higher Education
A publication by Michael Shattock looking at good governance and best practice in higher education
Financial reporting council: guidance on board effectiveness (March 2011)
This guidance relates primarily to Sections A and B of the UK Corporate Governance Code on the leadership and effectiveness of the board.


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