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Pros and cons of multi-academy trust expansion

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Last updated on 23 January 2018
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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What are the pros and cons to expanding a MAT? We look at a National College report on the growth of multi-academy trusts (MATs) which sets out advantages and disadvantages to expanding MATs. We also refer to advice from two of our associate education experts and a regional schools commissioner.

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  1. 1 Pros and cons of MAT expansion: National College
  2. 2 Challenges to address in academy expansion
  3. 3 Expanding a MAT: what to consider
  4. 4 Effective and sustainable growth: case studies

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