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Mind the gap: The best and worst gender-based pay at multi-academy trusts

In 2017, the government passed a law forcing every organisation with 250 or more employees to publish specific figures...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Academy trusts with multiple staff on £100k+ told to justify pay

The government has written to all multi-academy trusts that are paying a salary of £100,000 to £150,000 to multiple...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Investigation: The ups and downs of academy CEO pay

Our annual analysis of chief executive pay in the largest academy chains once again reveals huge variations, including between...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Opinion

Multi-academy trusts: can any benefits be proven?

Karen Wespieser investigates the extent to which the most successful MATs are improving outcomes for children and closing gaps...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

What should an Ofsted inspection framework for multi-academy trusts look like?

The debate around the accountability of multi-academy trusts has intensified in recent months, writes Michael Pain As a handful...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Multi-academy trusts are driving EdTech innovation

Multi-academy trusts used to be an afterthought for software developers, but no longer, explains Joshua Perry School software has...

Joshua Perry
Joshua Perry
Opinion

How much should MAT CEOs be paid?

MAT CEO pay is in the public eye again and, given how high it is, it’s right that trustees...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Trustees beware: know your legal duties!

If there is a single part of the academy system that needs our urgent attention, it is trusteeship, argues...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Primary MATs have the widest gender pay gap

Primary school academy trusts have the largest pay gaps between men and women according to new national data –...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson