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
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 trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
The Academy Ambassadors Programme is expert at attracting strong board candidates from business and the professions and has placed over 1,600 senior business leaders as...
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...
FAQslearn how to recruit effectively
Resources for trustsinduct new board members
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
learn how to recruit effectively | induct new board members | recruit to my existing trust board
Judith Hicks, the Head of Inspiring Governance at the National Governance Association, outlines how boards can successfully recruit high-calibre trustees online.
Resources for non-executive directorsbecome a more effective non-executive director/ chair
Resources for trustsinduct new board members
become a more effective non-executive director/ chair | induct new board members
Produced in partnership with NSPCC learning, this resource has been created for school governors and trustees to help them to consider safeguarding impacts of COVID-19.
Resources for business leaderslearn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair
Resources for employerslearn more about the benefits of senior staff joining academy trust boards
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair | learn more about the benefits of senior staff joining academy trust boards | learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | get more from my trust board
Ann Mee A highly respected international board level director with governance, finance, operational risk, and change management expertise, and over 35 years’ experience delivering major...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn the essential principles of the non-executive director role
Resources for trustsinduct new board members
learn the essential principles of the non-executive director role | induct new board members
A wealth of information is available for new academy trust board members. This checklist contains the first priorities that board members have said helped them...
Resources for business leaderslearn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair
Resources for employerslearn more about the benefits of senior staff joining academy trust boards
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair | learn more about the benefits of senior staff joining academy trust boards | learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | get more from my trust board
With over 15 years’ management experience in executive positions at Pearson, Vanessa Wright Vice President of UK Schools Sales and Marketing at Pearson and Generations...
Resources for business leaderslearn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair | get more from my trust board
In the final blog from the BDD 2019, Will Colahan highlights the key points raised in the afternoon session, focused on raising the aspirations of...
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
In the second blog from the BDD 2019, External Relations Executive Sophia-Purdy-Moore reports on the key issues covered in one of the keynote sessions on...
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
What are the key fundamentals to a successful organisation? How can you strike the right balance of support and challenge with the executive team? Forging...
Resources for business leaderslearn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair
Resources for employerslearn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair
Resources for non-executive directorsbecome a more effective non-executive director/ chair
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair | learn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair | become a more effective non-executive director/ chair | learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | get more from my trust board
Purposeful leadership: effective and ethical boards Academy Ambassadors held a Board Development Day on Monday 11th November 2019. Resources from the conference and further reading...
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
Jesse Johnson, Head of School Trusts at RM Education explores how a board level technology strategy complements collaboration and better access to data. Join his...