Half of our children and young people in England are educated in the academy system. Over the past eight years, multi-academy trusts have become a powerful force in education reform. Trusts are the legal entity and accountable body for the schools in each group. As the accountable body (and because of the amount of public money), the public has a right to feel confident in the quality of leadership and governance exercised by the trust.
CST has developed concrete policy proposals for MAT assessment which we are discussing with the Secretary of State and senior civil servants.