Making a move from a SAT to a MAT? Understanding the financial and governance implications


A successful transition from SAT to MAT requires a deep understanding of the necessary financial guidelines; this session will deliver just this, exploring the challenges of changes to financial frameworks and governing structures, highlighting what's required to build a successful scheme of delegation, as well as providing an armoury of top tips to help you overcome the challenges you'll meet along the way.

Take home points:
This session will focus on:
  • the steps required to become a MAT – consulting stakeholders and exploring the main changes that are needed to become a MAT;
  • changing articles of association for EFA (and Charity Commission?);
  • the three tiers of governance;
  • ways of working – expanding, managing and innovating.
This session is for:
SBMs who are in a single academy trust that is considering becoming a MAT or joining a MAT. Those who would like to gain a better understanding of the MAT structure.