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  • Academy governance structure Save time by reading our summary of the governance structure in academies. Download a copy to share with your governing board.
  • How academy governance works Learn how academies are governed, including the difference between members and trustees, and find out what key documents you need to be familiar with.
  • Model articles of association: 2021 update summary The articles have been updated with some changes to be aware of. However, you'll only need to adopt them when the time comes to update your own articles of association or if you're setting up a trust. Get up to speed on what's changed.
  • Multi-academy trusts (MATs): pros and cons Get a reality check on the possible advantages and disadvantages to joining an academy trust so you can cut through the noise and make an informed decision.