The Code of Good Governance for English Colleges states that college governors must:
Regularly review governance performance and effectiveness.
The following provides guidance and support on this including board effectiveness reviews and benchmarking.
Board self evaluation (PDF,399.75 KB)
Guidance for chairs, principals, clerks and governors who are considering how they will evaluate the board's performance.
Appraisal and assessment of the chair (PDF,500.65 KB)
How the performance of the chair can be appraised and how feedback can be used to support the chair's development and effectiveness.
Appraisal and assessment of individual governors (PDF,244.86 KB)
Guidance to support clerks and chairs in considering ways of carrying out individual governor appraisals, and to help governors understand the different processes
An assessment of the impact of governance reform in further education colleges (PDF,360.56 KB)
A review of expectations, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), 2015
Corporation self-assessment (PDF,558.51 KB)
Examples of templates used for corporation self-assessment, including performance reviews of the chair, corporation and committees.