Chairs of Trustees’ Seminar – 13th January 2021 (4pm – 5.30pm)

We are pleased to confirm that the next Chairs of Trustees’ Seminar will take place on 13th January 2021. 
The session will be led by Michael Pain (CEO of Forum Strategy) and will focus on:

  • An update on key current trends and developments in the academy trust sector;
  • The year ahead and what we can expect from policy environment in 2021;
  • Wider societal and economic dynamics that will impact on the education sector this year and what this means for boards.


4pm: Welcome and update on the current context; Michael Pain – Forum Strategy (with discussion)
4.20pm: Update on the current context from a legal perspective; Graham Shaw – Wrigley’s Solicitors (with discussion)
4.35pm: The current context and strategic implications of the pandemic for school finances; National Foundation for Education Research. Followed by Q & A
5.05: The current context for recruitment and retention; Michael Pain
5.10pm: Effective recruitment – best practice, lesson learned and insights from trustees; Helen Stevenson – Satis Education & Ben Peck – MAT trustee. Followed by Q & A
5.30pm: Close

To book onto the event, please complete the following form by Wednesday 6th January:

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