Governor skills are being exploited;Letter

4th June 1999 at 01:00
IS IT not time to reconsider the question of remuneration for school governors? Those of us who undertake these responsibilities, which include legal liability, are subjected to inspections and offered professional in-service training, but we receive no financial recognition.

I am rapidly coming to the conclusion that the system is exploitative. Mass resignations of governors would bring the system to its knees - and would concentrate ministerial minds wonderfully.

David Harris

51 Guilford Street, London WC1N

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