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  • Collaborating with other schools Explore how your multi-academy trust (MAT) can collaborate with other trusts and maintained schools. We explain what sorts of partnerships you can form, and advise on how to set up these collaborations to ensure they’re worth your time.
  • Coronavirus: adapting school self-evaluation across your trust School closure has made it very difficult to measure quality of teaching, behaviour, and progress. Find out what you and your schools should consider in your self-evaluation instead, to reflect the changes across your trust this year.
  • Creating a school improvement framework for your MAT Here's how to create the environment in your MAT for driving school improvement. You'll learn what you need to determine as a central team, and how to involve each school in creating the improvement framework by sharing good practice and successful interventions.
  • Get your strategic planning back on track Coronavirus likely put some of your objectives on hold, or at least affected how you could address them. Use our guidance and prompts to help you kick-start your strategic thinking and prioritise for the next academic year.
  • How to deliver school improvement The improvement needs of each school are unique, but the process for delivering school improvement support is transferable across trusts. Here's how to get this process right, including 10 ways that effective MATs do it.
  • How to get headteachers to work together to support each other We spoke to Russell Boulton, CEO of Enrich Learning Trust, to find out the 3 key ingredients to getting school principals/headteachers to collaborate and work together. Find out how you can equip your heads to do the same in your trust.