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Members of the academy trust: roles and responsibilities

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Last updated on 15 March 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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What are the roles and responsibilities of the members of an academy trust? This article refers to the Governance Handbook and relays advice from two national leaders of governance on how the members' role is distinct from that of trustees. We also link to members' role descriptions from schools.

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  1. 1 Members' powers and responsibilities
  2. 2 Meetings of the members
  3. 3 Defining the members' powers: expert guidance
  4. 4 Members' power to appoint trustees
  5. 5 KeyDoc: holding the trustees to account
  6. 6 Resolving differences between members and trustees

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