Guidance: National Leaders of Governance for further education: guidance

Department For Education

October 7
10:50 2019

National Leaders of Governance programme - application form

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Guidance on the role of National Leaders of Governance (NLGs) in supporting college improvement. It includes information on:

  • how the new further education programme will operate
  • whos eligible to apply

Serving governors and clerks at further education (FE) colleges are eligible to apply.

The closing date is 11pm on 29 October 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

Completed forms should be emailed to

Interviews and assessments will take place on 29 November 2019 and 2 December 2019.

The National Leaders of Governance programme for further education was run by the Association of Colleges until March 2018. The new programme is managed by the Office of the FE Commissioner within the Department for Education.

Published 15 June 2018
Last updated 7 October 2019 +show all updates
  1. Updated guidance for applicants with the new closing date of 11pm on 29 October 2019.
  2. Page updated to reflect the application window is currently closed.
  3. First published.

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