Vetting of school governorsHave you responsibility for the nomination or appointment of school governors? All new school governors must be vetted before their appointment can be confirmed.
Circular 2008/03 provides you with guidance on the vetting of school governors:
Circular 2008/03 supplements the guidance contained in previously issued child protection circulars:
- Circular 2006/06 - Child protection: the recruitment of people to work with children and young people in educational settings PDF 122 KB, and
- Circular 2006/09 - Child protection: criminal background checking of staff in schools PDF 39 KB
- Circular 2006/25 - Child Protection: Vetting of School Governors PDF 41 KB
More information on the vetting process is on the AccessNI website.