Benefits for your trust board

We have designed our MAT membership package to provide support to trust boards and their local academy committees. As a trust, you will benefit from a range of resources, advice and guidance to assist you in ensuring good governance across your MAT.

As part of your MAT membership package, your trust board will receive:

  • access to NGA GOLDline for expert, confidential and independent governance advice. Available to the trust board, including advice on any of the academies within the MAT on any queries relating to education law and best practice

  • a complimentary copy of Welcome to a Multi Academy Trust, a free Chair’s Handbook and additional NGA guides available at a discounted rate

  • NEW: access to virtual Welcome to Governance sessions for new governors/trustees available from summer 2021

  • Copies of Governing Matters magazine to the home of every trustee

  • Access to members-only content in our online Knowledge Centre containing a wealth of governance resources

  • A weekly e-newsletter featuring the latest education news and policy updates

  • Free places at our conferences and events, including the Summer, Annual  and MAT Conferences, MAT Governance Network, Clerks’ and SEND Networks

  • NEW: free places at governance leadership forums

  • Access to NGA’s webinar and podcast series

  • Representation at a national level through our lobbying and campaigns

Trust boards can choose between STANDARD or GOLD membership for their trust’s academy committees (local academy committees):

Benefits for your local academy committees:

GOLD local academy committee

  • Access to NGA’s GOLDline for expert, confidential and independent governance advice, available to your local academy committee
  • Complimentary copies of Welcome to Governance for all new governors/trustees, a free Chair’s Handbook and additional NGA guides available at a discounted rate
  • NEW: access to virtual Welcome to Governance sessions for new governors/trustees available from summer 2021
  • Copies of Governing Matters magazine to the home of every academy committee member and a copy to the academy
  • Access to members-only content in our online Knowledge Centre
  • Members’ weekly e-newsletter
  • Free places at our conferences and events, including the Summer and Annual Conferences, MAT Governance Network, Clerks’ and SEND Networks
  • NEW: free places at governance leadership forums
  • Access to NGA’s webinar and podcast series

Representation at a national level through our lobbying and campaignsLearn more about the great range of membership benefits you can access.

Sign up for MAT membership

To find out how we can support your trust and to get pricing get in touch. Complete our application form.

Full terms and conditions of all membership packages.

Get in touch: Call our membership team on 0121 237 3780 (option six) or complete our contact us form.

NGA Learning Link e-learning

Multi Academy Trusts will also receive a discount on our e-learning service Learning Link. Learning Link provides comprehensive training for governors, trustees, chairs and clerks on the full range of their responsibilities. Get in touch to find out more about our packages for MATs.

 

Annual Price from 1 April 2021

Membership Benefits

NGA guides

Governing Matters' bimonthly magazine

Weekly e-newsletter

Access to member's area of website

NGA Annual Conference

NGA Summer Conference

Regional meetings

Unlimited access to GOLDline Advice Service

Membership for local governing boards

Learning link e-learning discounted option

Multi Academy Trust Membership

Price on application

For MAT boards looking to support their local academy committees (local governing boards/LGBs) through expert advice, guidance and resources.

 

One FREE pack and 50% member discount

One copy to every member of the trust board. See GOLD and Standard for local academy committees

Free places for the trust board and local academy committees

Free places for the trust board and local academy committees

Three free places for the trust board, one free place per LGB

Available to the trust board governance professional, chief executive and for NGA GOLD local academy committee

Discounts available

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