Research and analysis

Further education and sixth form college governance review

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Makes recommendations on how to better recognise, give better incentives for, and reward good governance for better quality further education


Findings and recommendations from a review of how to improve standards in further education colleges and sixth form colleges.

The report focuses on three areas:

  • recruitment and succession planning of governors
  • raising the status and importance of governors
  • guidance surrounding the expenses and remuneration process for governors