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The Complexities of Merging Academies into a Multi-Academy Trust

In News by Olivia Johnson

The concept of academies and multi-academy trusts (MATs) is a transformative and increasingly prevalent feature of the educational landscape in the United Kingdom. As schools face pressure to deliver improved outcomes with fewer resources, forming or joining a MAT has become an attractive option. However, merging academies into a MAT is not without its complexities and challenges.