• Characteristics of successful MATs Is there information on the characteristics of successful MATs? We point to such guidance from the DfE and the National College. We also relay guidance from Sir David Carter and one of our associate education experts cites additional traits of successful MATs.
  • Creating a strategic plan for a new MAT Strategic plans can act as a 'north star' for new MATs. Discover how to create a strategic plan and look at some examples from other new MATs.
  • How to develop a central governance team Get advice on setting up the best possible central governance team to provide governance services for your local governing bodies (LGBs). Use our templates to save time auditing your trust and consulting your governors and clerks.
  • How to embed your scheme of delegation NewMake sure your scheme of delegation works in practice and helps staff, trustees and local governors achieve your trust's objectives. Follow our tips to make sure your scheme keeps pace with changes across your trust and is applied effectively.
  • How to make sure your local governing bodies are effective and engaged UpdatedIf you're responsible for governance in a MAT, be clear on how to help your local governing bodies (LGBs) develop an effective relationship with trustees, feel valued and understand their role, so they feel accountable and engaged to become effective players in your trust.