How would you feel if the chair of your school’s governing board was given a salary? Do you think they deserve it? What sort of message would it send to other members of the board, the headteacher and the rest of the school staff? It might sound like a pie in the sky idea but the suggestion of paying governors has been made in a new report. The report outlines that governors should be acknowledged and remunerated for the contribution they make, and the introduction of a salary may even lead to improving the quality and diversity of governing bodies. https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/schools-should-pay-governors-report-states But what do you think of the suggestion?