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Academy trust governance

NGA provides an unrivalled offer to academy trusts, with tailored information, advice and guidance, professional development, e-learning, and events.

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Academy trust AGMs: guidance and agenda

NGA recommends that all academy trusts hold an annual general meeting (AGM). Most articles of association make this a requirement.

AGMs help members to ensure transparency, accountability, and sufficient scrutiny of the trust’s governance.

View our AGM guidance
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Whole trust governance support
Why join?

Access a range of resources that will support your whole trust to develop the governance skills and knowledge they need. Benefits include:  

Gold Advice

Expert, confidential and independent governance advice

Knowledge Centre

Best practice guidance, templates, checklists, insights and much more


Helpful guides for both experienced and new governors and trustees

Governing Matters

Membership magazine providing essential reading on strategic leadership

Weekly e-newsletter

The best way to keep up to date with important governance and education news

Member events

Join in, network and learn from your peers: there are over 30 events a year to choose from