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Five key development areas for MAT sector in 2017/18

Key research & thinking relating to MAT leadership

Summary of the Education Select Committee’s report into multi-academy trusts (Feb 2017)

MAT Leaders’ Session One: Lesson on Sustainable Growth from within and beyond the sector



The 9 characteristics of effective trust boards

MAT Development: Recruiting and building an effective trust board

Developing an effective relationship between the CEO and the board

MAT Development: MAT Governance – A quick guide and definitions

Key updates to Academies Financial Handbook relating to governance of MATs



The role of the academy trust CEO

MAT visioning

Ofsted’s role in the accountability of multi-academy trusts

What do we know about MAT growth checks and are there any implications for MAT accountability?

MAT Development: hints, tips and resources for achieving financial sustainability

Staff recruitment and retention

7 Pillars of Improvement at Scale

MAT Development: The evolution of a school improvement model in a growing trust


Roundtable reports

Policy Roundtable Paper: Recruiting, Retaining & Training MAT Trustees; September 2017

Policy Roundtable Paper 2: The role of Ofsted in the inspection of multi-academy trusts

Third MAT Leaders Roundtable – Sustainability in an age of austerity SLIDES