Advocate: The organisation that speaks for school trusts

  • An organisation that will stand up for school trusts and the education sector.
  • A powerful confederation which advocates for the public benefit of education.
  • An effective voice in influencing policy.
  • Promoting and sharing the benefits of structural partnership, based on emerging evidence.

Connect: Joining up leadership across the system 

  • Connecting executive and governance leaders to ministers, regulators and influential policy makers. 
  • Creating access to a network of executive and governance leaders, including peer brokerage. 
  • Connecting executive and governance leaders to what they need to know. 
  • Leading policy formation with and on behalf of executive and governance leaders. 

Support: Supporting executive and governance leaders through high quality professional services

  • Professional development designed uniquely for executive and governance leaders, including a certified governance leadership programme 
  • Bespoke in-house training designed to the Trust specification. 
  • Sector-led advice and guidance for executive leaders and the Trust Board. 
  • An Appropriate Body designed specifically to meet the needs of school trusts. 

Strong foundations: Developing a resilient organisation and long-term financial sustainability

  • A resilient organisation with appropriate systems, policies and procedures. 
  • Membership increasing year on year and a strong record of retaining almost all of our members. 
  • Diversified income and a strong and resilient business model. .