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Governors – Activate Learning

Sep 1, 2020

Expired on: Sep 28, 2020

Inclusive Boards are delighted to be supporting Activate Learning in the search and section of 2 Governors to join their Board.

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. They work with learners as individuals, helping them make the right choices and to identify the career pathway that’s right for them. Their mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and to transform lives through their Learning Philosophy.

The Activate Learning Corporation Board is comprised of highly skilled and experienced governors from a wide range of professional and personal backgrounds. Their Governors show exceptional commitment to Activate Learning’s vision to transform lives through learning and devote time and experience to providing strategic oversight and governance to the group’s senior leadership team.

Key qualities: 

Activate learning are seeking two high calibre individuals who can demonstrate a personal commitment to the vision and values of Activate Learning, as well as experience of senior and strategic leadership in relevant fields and sectors to join their Corporation Board. The Corporation Board operates a Carver model of governance, and therefore the ability to understand a large and complex business and operate at a highly strategic level is essential.  

As a member of the Corporation Board, you will have the opportunity to provide strategic leadership to a well-respected organisation which makes a tangible difference to the lives of many people.  

Key Skills:

Activate Learning regularly assesses the skills and experience of the Corporation Board, and actively seek new Governors who possess specific and relevant skills and experience, to ensure that the Board has a robust mix of expertise. 

At present, they are seeking Governors with skills and strategic leadership experience in any ONE of the following areas: 

  • Digital and technology  
  • Business  
  • HR and culture  
  • Property and estates  
  • Audit and Risk

For more information on the role and requirements please download and read the candidate information pack by clicking on the links below.


To apply please supply:

  • A detailed CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements.
  • A covering letter (maximum two sides) highlighting your suitability for the role and how you meet the person specification. Please note that the covering letter is an important part of your application and will be assessed as part of your full application.
  • Details of two professional referees together with a brief statement of their relationship to you and over what period of time they have known you. Referees will not be contacted without your prior consent

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to activatelearning@inclusiveboards.co.uk or use the form on this page.

Equality Diversity and Inclusion 

Activate Learning is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and particularly welcome people from all backgrounds to apply. We welcome applications from anyone regardless of their age, disability, ethnicity, heritage, gender, sexuality and socio-economic background. Should you chose to apply, as part of Inclusive Boards’ continuing efforts to promote diversity, please fill out our


If you would like an informal discussion before applying please contact Inclusive Boards on 0207 267 8369 or email activatelearning@inclusiveboards.co.uk. The closing date for this vacancy is 09:00 on 28 September 2020.

Sector: Education
Role Type: Governor
Company: Activate Learning
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