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Sixth-form colleges warned not to rush into multi-academy trusts

Sixth-form colleges should not rush into partnerships with schools to create all-through academy trusts, a sector leader has warned. Schools...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
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EXCLUSIVE: Resignations leave AET board ‘struggling’

The boss of the country’s largest multi-academy trust has admitted it will struggle to run key committees after the...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Could multi-academy trusts be a potential model for the good local authorities?

We’ve heard some local authorities are looking at setting up a multi-academy trust – could this be a potential...

Antony Power
Antony Power
News

International schools firm set to take over second academy in the UK

An academy trust founded by a firm that runs British international schools in countries including Panama is set to take...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

EXCLUSIVE: Swedish-inspired Learning Schools Trust can’t keep up

An academy trust at the forefront of the Swedish free school model much admired by Michael Gove will wind...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

If we join a MAT, will we lose our individual identity?

If we join a multi-academy trust, will we lose our individual identity? Christine says: There are those that say...

Christine Bayliss
Christine Bayliss
Opinion

Wilshaw and Carter to clash in first day of evidence

Sir Michael Wilshaw and Sir David Carter will appear together at the first evidence hearing next week of the...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Why don’t we care about the purpose of education?

In one of the most significant periods of upheaval in education, debate around collaboration centres too much on structure...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Academy trusts – don’t get caught out by new PSC regulations

From 6 April 2016, new company ownership rules came into force, which will affect some academy trusts. Hannah Catchpool explains....

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor