The House of Commons Education Committee has recently issued a report into the performance of Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs), organisations which manage a region’s academies using a board of volunteers, often taken from the local business community.
The report’s recommendations outline six characteristics that the committee believes contribute to successful MATs, and claims that many MATs have grown too large too quickly to be effective.
The UK200Group is the UK’s leading membership association of chartered accountancy and law firms, and its members act for 12% of the UK’s academies.
Characteristics of High-Performing MATs
Tom Meeks, Senior...