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posted on 2022-02-15, 16:31 authored by Hiba MassoudHiba Massoud, Rami M. Ayoubi, Mohamed Loutfi
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the authors’ views of university–multi academy trusts’ (MATs) opportunities for future interconnectivity that could support successful partnerships. Design/methodology/approach: The authors developed a matrix of university–MATs partnerships that could help identifying potential scenarios of collaboration between universities and MATs. Findings: Four potential scenarios of collaborations are proposed (board membership, academic supervision, recruitment support and academic support). Research limitations/implications: Scholars in the field can further investigate the four proposed scenarios in the matrix in future studies. Practical implications: The matrix will be useful for universities and MATs management for potential cooperation in the future. Originality/value: The study proposes four scenarios of cooperation between MATs and universities.


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International Journal of Educational Management




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Massoud, H., Ayoubi, R. and Loutfi, M. (2019) 'Multi academy trusts in England: a scenario of cooperation with universities', International Journal of Educational Management, 33(4), pp.569-572. DOI: 10.1108/IJEM-04-2018-0129

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