Academy Trusts - What is the role of 'members'?

Academy Trusts - What is the role of 'members'?

Author: Ruth MurtonDate posted: October 2015

When an academy trust is set up it is done by ‘members’ who officially establish the company and sign the funding agreement with the Secretary of State for Education. However, their role, as members has never truly been explained. In this article we explore the answers to questions such as; what is their ongoing role and what are they accountable for?

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