Modern Governor - E-Learning for School Governors

All Cheshire East governors whose schools purchase the Governor CPD Training and Development via ChESS have full access to Modern Governor e-learning modules as part of that package.

Modern Governor’s catalogue of 70+ e-learning modules are easy to access on the Modern Governor’s website and cover a wide range of topics in an interesting and interactive way. The modules are arranged into short sections which can be accessed by governors individually or by groups of governors in meetings or training sessions. The modules adapt to fit whatever device is being used – whether it’s a smartphone, tablet or desktop and work flawlessly with Android or Apple devices. 

Some of the many modules available include:

  • Academy governance
  • Church schools
  • Data for Governors
  • Effective Scrutiny of School Budgets
  • Exclusions refresher
  • EYFS - Effective teaching and Learning
  • Equalities NEW
  • Governor visits
  • Headteacher recruitment
  • Health and safety
  • GDPR
  • Introduction to governance 1
  • Introduction to governance 2
  • Pupil Premium
  • Safeguarding and governance
  • Social media for school governors
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Full range of available courses - modern governor catalogue.

How to register with Modern Governor for the first time

To register as a new user complete the short data catchment form. You will be sent a welcome email with a single-use password for your first login, which you will then be prompted to change to one of your own choice.

Who to contact if you have problems accessing the courses


Contact us

School Governance Team

0300 123 5036

School Governance
Floor 5, Delamere House
Delamere Street

Page last reviewed: 23 October 2023