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Types of trustee in an academy

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Last updated on 22 September 2016
School types: Academy · School phases: Primary, Secondary
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What are the different types of trustee in an academy? We outline the different types of trustee that can be found in academies and explain that academy trustees are sometimes known as governors or directors. One of our associate education experts also gives advice on community and co-opted trustees.

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  1. 1 The constitution of academies' boards of trustees varies
  2. 2 Parent trustees
  3. 3 Staff trustees
  4. 4 LA trustees
  5. 5 Co-opted trustees
  6. 6 Community trustees
  7. 7 Foundation trustees
  8. 8 Sponsor trustees
  9. 9 Partnership trustees

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