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: what to considerMerging a multi-academy trust (MAT) with another trust is a big decision. Get advice on what you need to bear in mind before you go ahead with the merger to make sure your trusts are a good match.
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.