Introduced in 2002, there are now over 6000
academy schools in England - an established part
of the education landscape

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Spotlight on multi-academy trusts: what is happening to performance?
In this post, NFER’s Karen Wespieser looks at the headline news from the latest DfE statistical first release on the performance of state-funded schools in multi-academy trusts in England.
Blog post | 25 January 2018

Spotlight on multi-academy trusts: Teachers and schools
The second in our series of blogs on multi-academy trusts, NFER’s Karen Wespieser looks at three areas where there is a growing evidence base about MATs; teacher career paths, collaboration and financial efficiencies.
Blog post | 22 January 2018

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