Profiles

Nick Timothy
Nick Timothy
Nick Timothy, director New Schools Network People who run the New Schools Network (NSN) tend to move on to bigger, brighter, bluer things. Its first director, Rachel Wolf,...
Sharon Hodgson
Sharon Hodgson
Sharon Hodgson, shadow children’s minister Sitting in her parliamentary office more than ten years after first becoming an MP, what would Sharon Hodgson tell her 15-year-old self? She...
Glenys Stacey
Glenys Stacey
It is five years since Glenys Stacey, lawyer-turned-serial-regulator, took the helm as England’s first ‘chief exams regulator’ and she is about to step down.Invited for her last interview...
Fiona Ritson
Fiona Ritson
English teacher Fiona Ritson is the sort of person you can rely on in an emergency. The batteries on my recorder have run out. She finds replacements in...
Brian Lightman
Brian Lightman
Brian Lightman, former general secretary of ASCL Two weeks ago, just before an education debate in a small room near Westminster, a murmur whipped round the gathered crowd....
Angie Browne
Angie Browne
Principal, Steiner Academy Bristol Steiner schools have a somewhat controversial reputation. Based on the ideas of Rudolf Steiner, an Austrian occultist who died in 1925, the schools were...
Lord Storey
Lord Storey
Lord Storey CBE, Liberal Democrat Lords principal education spokesperson Mike Storey is no stranger to power, or education. The Liberal Democrat peer has run two schools, led Liverpool...
Joyce Matthews
Joyce Matthews
Joyce Matthews, leadership development specialist What will Joyce Matthews do next? The school leadership development specialist and samba player is thinking about her next possible career move. Could...
Steve Lancashire
Steve Lancashire
Steve Lancashire, chief executive, REAch2 Steve Lancashire is the first person I’ve met who’s wanted to be a headteacher from his school days. As chief executive of one of...
Natasha Tiwari
Natasha Tiwari
Natasha Tiwari, founder, The Tutoring Team (now called Elevare London). The Christmas lights are off in London’s corporate quarter, but at least one person is home. Natasha Tiwari,...
Joan McVittie
Joan McVittie
Joan McVittie, retired head of Woodside High School, north London Dame Joan McVittie has already saved me twice by the time we are in her tiny car and...

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