Trust Leaders' Network

A catalyst for development of you and your trust

Join forces with trust leaders who share your passion for extending excellence in education and your commitment to driving the whole system upwards.

This expertly facilitated space allows you to share best practice with peers and connect with leading thinkers and business experts.

How it works

We listen to your priorities to design visits and inputs. You’ll benefit from varied, immersive learning days, expertly facilitated so you can focus on purposeful development and collaboration, with flexibility for different trust leaders to participate in events

What one year of subscription gives you

Facilitated all-day visits to trusts, maximising learning and development around common common themes including growing your trust, building capacity for trust improvement, developing excellence, innovation and effective governance

Webinars with leading industry experts, to share best practice and connect leaders in different roles

Training to become a Trust Peer Reviewer

Attendance at the national Trust Leaders’ Conference to share innovative practice and help shape the system, providing practitioner perspectives to policy makers

An optional leadership residential and executive coaching programme (additional cost)

Access to our Network of Excellence

What immediately struck me about Challenge Partners’ Trust Leaders’ Network was the presence of that professional trust and the genuine willingness to share the collective wisdom of the group. We’ve also had the chance to coach one another and interact in very small groups. This has led to some really courageous conversations

Phil Hedger CEO, LEO Academy Trust

Trust Leader Residential and Executive Coaching

Our leadership residential and executive coaching programme is delivered in partnership with BTS Spark, a not-for-profit subsidiary of global leadership consultancy BTS.

What is included in your package?

Your personal leadership review followed up by a 90-minute discovery insight interview

Five 60 minute virtual coaching sessions. Your coach will help you identify and focus on two or three key leadership shifts that could make a big difference to your current challenges and leadership priorities

A two day residential to gain a deeper understanding of your own leadership and explore tools to support the strategic development of your trust

I have come away feeling more confident, energised and equipped with tools to tackle a range of complex and challenging situations and relationships. This learning will not only make me a more insightful, reflective leader, but our community will benefit as we move from collaboration to deep partnership. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

Sharon Burt, CEO, Solent Academies Trust