SGOSSSchool Governors One-Stop Shop (school volunteer placement; UK)
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SGOSS was set up Department for Education in 1999 to recruit skilled governors for schools that need them the most.
The number of vacancies in regional schools is "broadly the same" as the national average, according to SGOSS area manager Jack Leech.
Ms Conway, aged 36, from New Oscott, found out about becoming a governor through contact between SGOSS and her company, and through the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Now the SGOSS is targeting the West Midlands and working with Birmingham Local Education Authority to persuade more people to become governors.
The SGOSS is a charity which recruits school governor volunteers in inner city schools where vacancies are often three times higher than the national average.