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Course_thumb Becoming an academy Course
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The government’s drive for greater autonomy, with appropriate accountability, continues with a renewed focus on strong schools becoming academies to support the impetus for ever higher standards. In order to find out more about what is involved, SSAT and the DfE invite you to a morning seminar. You will hear from a range of expert speakers – including established principals, experienced academy business managers, governors, policymakers... (read more)

Free (Duration: 3 hours)


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Stated learning outcomes for this course

identify the exciting possibilities and opportunities presented by academy status; explore the process of becoming an academy; hear from established academy leaders about their journey and how they have used their independent status; consider the potential governance arrangements and implications; learn about setting up a multi-academy trust (MAT) or an umbrella trust (UT); consider the financial impact of conversion


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