mats summit 2018

10 - 12 October 2018
Hilton Brighton Metropole

Day two

09.30 – 09.40

Learnings from yesterday and setting today’s objectives

Laura McInerney, Contributing Editor, Schools Week and Founder, Teacher Tapp

09:40– 10:30
  • Is assessment the best or only metric to judge the effectiveness of a MAT?
  • Who should inspect and what are the most appropriate qualitative benchmarks?
  • Where do special schools fit and how can we measure outcomes fairly and consistently?
  • How can we ensure consistency in reporting between schools and MATs

Jo Morgan, Chief Executive Shaw Education Trust

11:00 – 11:10
12:10 – 12:50

4A

Staff  retention

Strategies to become an employer of choice and invest in quality professional development

David Weston, Chief Executive, Teacher Development Trust


4B

Collaboration in practice

Hear how a school has encouraged staff to collaborate across sites to improve consistency and outcomes

Tiffany Beck, Chair of Trustees, Maritime Academy Trust 

Nick Osborne, CEO, Maritime Academy Trust 


4C

Benchmarking spend

Case study of how a MAT conducted a benchmarking exercise and what changes it subsequently made to improve efficiency


4D

Income generation

Gain new ideas for income generation to ensure stability at local and trust level

12:50 – 13:30

5A

Wellbeing for staff retention

Understand the pressures and root causes of staff stress and gain methods to manage challenges and identify methods to alleviate them


5B

CEO discussion roundtable

MAT size less than 10 schools

Build your network, define what traits CEOs share and share models for the role of CEO


5C

CEO discussion roundtable

MAT size 10+ schools

Build your network, define what traits CEOs share and share models for the role of CEO


5D

The evolving role of the CFO

Build your network, define what traits CFOs share and share models for the role of CFO