Tag: MATs

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Multi-academy trusts used to be an afterthought for software developers, but no longer, explains Joshua Perry School software has been around for a long time. The market has...
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MAT CEO pay is in the public eye again and, given how high it is, it’s right that trustees should think hard about how they work it out,...
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Primary school academy trusts have the largest pay gaps between men and women according to new national data – and senior figures are pointing to the high numbers...
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If there is a single part of the academy system that needs our urgent attention, it is trusteeship, argues Leora Cruddas There is still much that is misunderstood...
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An academy trust founded by a private firm that runs schools in Europe and the Americas will take over three more schools in the New Year, and has...
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Next year, the public will be able to see for themselves how well multi-academy trusts are doing in the school performance league tables for the first time. From...
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The only school on the remote Isles of Scilly in the south-west is joining a multi-academy trust with a standalone academy school 28 miles away on the mainland,...
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The largest multi-academy trusts have far more pupils with English as an additional language – and could be benefiting from having more children who are “easier” to progress....
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As multi-academy trusts come to dominate in so many areas, concerns are raised about unfair competition and less choice for parents. But the mechanism for challenging a MAT’s...
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Ofsted wants to change the way it inspects multi-academy trusts (MATs) from September 2018, according to a senior inspector. Stephen McMullan told the annual conference of the National Co-ordinators...
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Essex county council (ECC) is applying to set up its own multi-academy trust which, if successful, would be the first spin-off local authority trust. The move was confirmed...