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Development for MAT trustees full programme, Autumn 2023

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Event date

Dates for this cohort



1. Good MAT governance: an introduction 

Wednesday 12 February 2025, 18:00-20:00

2. Local governance: setting the expectations. Why the local tier is important 

Wednesday 5 March 2025, 18:00-20:00

3. Improving the quality of education in your schools: pupil groups, outcomes and performance measures

Wednesday 26 March 2025, 18:00-20:00

4. How trust boards work: meetings, challenge, relationships and decision making 

Wednesday 30 April 2025, 18:00-20:00

5. The board in action: establishing the trust vision, culture and strategy 

Wednesday 21 May 2025, 18:00-20:00

6. The board in action: financial governance and risk management 

Wednesday 11 June 2025, 18:00-20:00

7. The board in action: meeting compliance obligations and moving beyond

Wednesday 2 July 2025, 18:00-20:00

8. The trust as a good employer

Wednesday 16 July 2025, 18:00-20:00

Dates may be subject to change.

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