Avoiding the pitfalls of MAT expansionAdding schools to your MAT without a clear sense of purpose can lead to monetary loss, reputation damage and school rebrokerage. Use this article to help you avoid these pitfalls.
MAT mergers: process and considerationsIf you’re thinking about joining up your multi-academy trust (MAT) with another trust there is a process to follow. Understand what this is and find out what questions you should be asking yourself in order to assess the suitability of a MAT you want to merge with.
Proactively collaborate with and support schools in your areaAdrian Rogers, CEO of Chiltern Learning Trust, shares the trust's approach to building trusting relationships with local schools – a model it learnt during lockdown, and one which it’s keeping as part of the due diligence process going forward. Find out how you can do this too.