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Governors 'responsible for setting school ethos'

15 May 2014 Last updated at 13:17 BST

Governors are responsible for setting a school's ethos and ensuring senior teachers are doing their jobs properly, National Governors Association chief executive Emma Knights has said.

Her comments come as a campaign to improve the quality and number of school governors has been launched by a group of school leaders, employers and governors' organisations.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Thursday 15 May.