Our thanks to our associate education experts Brendan Hollyer, Keith Clover, Bill Dennison, David New and Fred Birkett, who helped us to create this article.
This article is aimed at governing boards considering setting up a brand new MAT. If you’re looking to join an existing MAT, use this article instead.
Asking questions is one piece of the puzzle when deciding whether to become a MAT. Be clear on what the pros and cons are to being in a MAT.
Questions to ask
Use the questions below as a springboard to ask your own questions about forming a MAT. Please note that this list isn't exhaustive.
You can ask these questions in your governing board or committee meetings. For example, it might be appropriate to discuss these questions with:
Don't ask all these questions in 1 go, and pick