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Multi-academy trusts (MATs): chairing the board

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Last updated on 16 January 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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Who can chair the board of a multi-academy trust? According to the DfE's model articles of association, any non-staff trustee can chair the board. We point to further articles looking at what makes an effective chair and how a chair can be removed.

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Contents

  1. 1 Any non-staff trustee can chair the board
  2. 2 What makes an effective chair of trustees?
  3. 3 How can someone cease to be chair?
  4. 4 Managing a vacancy in the role of chair

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