Questions to support MAT board self-review
Reviewing board effectiveness is good practice and self-review is one of the main methods that governing boards use to monitor and improve their governance.
Download twenty-one questions for MAT boards (PDF)
We recommend that those governing in a maintained school use our twenty questions for governing boards.
Ensuring your MAT governance structure is fit for purpose
MATs tend to have multiple layers of governance where respective roles must be well defined. Different MATs can and will have different structures but in all cases, the structure should support better outcomes for pupils. These questions can be used by MAT boards to help ensure that their governance structure is fit for purpose.
Twenty-one questions for MAT boards was developed by NGA and the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Education Governance to support governing board self-review.
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