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Please read some of the testimonials for work carried out by our members.

I’ve been working with Brendan Hollyer through a request I sent to you in the summer.
We are a Welsh independent school, so I’m aware that’s not your usual genre. I just want to thank you for the service you offer and the tremendous help it provides to small, almost isolated, EOTAS providers like ourselves.
Brendan has been courteous, professional, reliable and a great source of advice.

It was our pleasure to experience a training session from Neil Yates at IGovS on the subject of ‘Challenging the Headteacher effectively’.   The session was extremely informative and grounded in lots of practical advice.  Neil’s rich experience and passion was self-evident from the training session.  It was also an extremely engaging workshop which readily captured the attention of a large audience; our governors greatly valued it.  We would thoroughly recommend Neil and IGovS and we look forward to working with them again in the near future. (Paul Howieson, CEO, Coastal Learning Partnership).

"Thank you so much for your advice and the Skills Audit slidepack you shared with us. I feel more empowered now and have a definite way forward". Lisa - Chair of Governors

As a newly established academy trust, the expert advice, support and guidance we have received from IGovS has been invaluable.  The highly personalised approach provides for a bespoke service, tailored to the needs and circumstances of each school (Chair of Trustees)

l met with the Headteacher last week to discuss the report and the way forward in terms of responding to the recommendations you have made and intend to establish a working party drive this. We would welcome your advice and support for such a working party and potential help with facilitating an away planning event and we would like to discuss this further with you. (Chair of Governors)

Governance is more robust and rigorous than previously as a result of governors’ work with a consultant. The number of governors has been reduced, roles and responsibilities reviewed and clarified, and procedures agreed to ensure governors challenge from a well-informed position. (Ofsted Monitoring visit)

Even the most experienced governors appreciate the opportunity to talk things through.  My request for support was responded to quickly and the  advice and guidance with which I was provided resulted in a successful outcome (Chair of Trustees).

Your support and counsel as an NLG has been very much appreciated and valued at our School. I have particularly appreciated your no-nonsense approach and candid feedback in an environment that seems to encourage ambiguity (Chair of Governors).

Thank you so much for your service to us over the last few years, it has without question left us in a stronger position.  I hope that we will cross paths again in the future and wish you every success in all that you do (Headteacher).

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