Designated Governor Courses

This course is not funded by Department for Education grants.

The Designated Governor for Mental Health and Wellbeing is a governor who works with the Designated Mental Health Lead to support the

Course Information

A three-hour training course designed to provide an overview of the types of activities that a Designated Governor may be asked to monitor. Training therefore introduces the coverage of the role and some of the data that they may be asked to monitor:

  • Attendance or other data to establish patterns;
  • Data on the mental health needs of all pupils or populations within them;
  • Monitoring the outcomes of mental health interventions;
  • Monitoring the demographics of pupils referred for social, emotional or mental health interventions;
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of provision;
  • Monitoring the wellbeing of staff.

The course modules are based on the modules identified by the Department for Education:

  • About the Role
  • Ethos and Culture
  • Leadership and Management
  • Pupil Voice
  • Parents, Carers and Community
  • Staff Development
  • Monitoring the Impact of Interventions
  • Targeted Approach
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

This course costs £145

This course is available as a pre-recorded course (available from January 2023)

The Live Online course dates will run on 3rd July & 20th November 2 – 5pm, please book your place by emailing