Resources for trusts

Find all the resources, information and guidance to support a range of multi-academy trusts through the recruitment process. 

Essential Reading

Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
Academy Ambassadors is expert at attracting strong board candidates from business and the professions and has placed over 600 senior business leaders as non-executive directors...
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
To make sure your board is the strongest it can be, we have created a simple checklist to check its strength. If you cannot answer...
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
Great trustees build, grow and sustain great academy trusts. This guide offers advice on how to attract and recruit new independent trustees/non-executive directors and members...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn more about academy finances
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn more about academy finances | get more from my trust board
The Pioneer Academy promotes and achieves excellence by ensuring the very best care and guidance for every child within its family of schools. It recognises...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | get more from my trust board
From September 2019, New Schools Network and Star Institute will deliver accredited National Professional Qualification (NPQ) programmes to expand the leadership capacity of free schools...
Resources for non-executive directorsbecome a more effective non-executive director/ chair
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
become a more effective non-executive director/ chair | get more from my trust board
Academy Ambassadors’ recent event in Cambridge with Lord Agnew, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System, and Sue Baldwin, Regional Schools Commissioner, gave...
Resources for business leaderslearn the basics of academies and multi-academy trusts
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn the basics of academies and multi-academy trusts | get more from my trust board
Following the recent launch of wave 14 free school funding, Hannah Jackson from the Advisory Team, New Schools Network , shares her insight into how...
Resources for business leaderslearn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair
Resources for business leadersprepare for joining a board
Resources for non-executive directorsbecome a more effective non-executive director/ chair
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair | prepare for joining a board | become a more effective non-executive director/ chair | get more from my trust board
Steve Playford, Global Director of the Financial Times, talks through the next steps after a stellar career and what a NED portfolio can do for...
Resources for non-executive directorsbecome a more effective non-executive director/ chair
Resources for non-executive directorslearn about data management in schools
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
become a more effective non-executive director/ chair | learn about data management in schools | learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | get more from my trust board
Thank you for attending our Board Development Day on 4th December 2018 in Leeds. We are thrilled to have seen so many familiar and new...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn the essential principles of the non-executive director role
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn the essential principles of the non-executive director role | get more from my trust board
In the run up to our Board Development Day 2018 - The Confederation of School Trusts (CST) hosted an advice surgery session in Leeds on...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn about different models of multi-academy trusts
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn about different models of multi-academy trusts | get more from my trust board
In the run up to our annual Board Development Day , we asked New Schools Network 's Phil Copple to share the impacts and benefits...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | get more from my trust board
This free guide provides a framework which helps trusts at all stages of their development learn from other trusts.
Resources for non-executive directorslearn about data management in schools
Resources for non-executive directorslearn more about academy finances
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn about data management in schools | learn more about academy finances | get more from my trust board
The Department for Education has published a new guide to provide academy trustees with a deeper understanding of educational and financial data.