Derby Governance Partnership

Derby and Derbyshire Governance Partnership (DGP) is part of the Derby Teaching School Alliance (DTSA). It is a broad and inclusive local partnership providing impartial face-to-face support to school governors and clerks to governing bodies from all school types and phases working closely with the National Governance Association (NGA).

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  • We aim to build encouragement and support through focused and effective collaborative practice between governors and clerks that improves school governance and learning outcomes for all.
  • We will achieve this through fostering motivation and engagement in continuous improvement of school governance to achieve the very best teaching and learning.
  • We recognise that good and outstanding practice can be found in many places and contexts.
  • We believe that every school should have outstanding governance.


For more information or to book please email or phone 01332 706806

Courses At a Glance

Full information about all DGP courses and meetings can be found here

Gathering First Hand Monitoring Evidence Thursday 4 February 2021 7-9pm Zoom
NGA Update Thursday 11 February 2021 7-9pm Zoom
Pupil Premium, The Governor Role Thursday 25 February 2021 7-9pm Zoom
Governor Induction, Cohort 2 – Module 1 Wednesday 3 March 2021 7-9pm Zoom
Governor Induction, Cohort 2 – Module 2 Wednesday 10 March 2021 7-9pm Zoom
Governor Induction, Cohort 2 – Module 3 Wednesday 17 March 2021 7-9pm Zoom
The Role of the SEND Governor Wednesday 31 March 2021 7-9pm Zoom
DGP In-School Support

DGP In-School Support

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Governor Meetings and Courses

DGP External Membership Packages

DGP External Membership Packages

Emergency Clerking

DGP Emergency Clerking