Academy Sector Development - Part one 17.10.16 Share this item: Twitter LinkedIn Email The last year has seen another period of change for the academy sector, with further radical proposals outlined in the ‘Educational Excellence Everywhere’ White Paper. The Government launched its White Paper in March 2016, which has been the subject of much interest in its aim to drive every school to be an academy. How far that particular aim is driven remains to be seen but the White Paper does continue along a path of radical change that all schools, currently within or outside the academy movement should take heed of. More than half of academies are already part of a MAT with many more set to form or join MATs. The new language is ‘supported autonomy, alignment of funding, control, responsibility and accountability in one place, and institutional collaboration’. The White Paper signals a ‘school-led’ system where improvement is delivered by effective education leaders and every school is an academy. Read the rest of part one here... For further guidance and advice tailored to your situation, please speak to your usual Buzzacott contact or call 0207 556 1200.