• Simon Connell

    Chief Executive, Baker Dearing Trust

    “I want people to talk about UTCs like the Russell Group”

  • Rachel Wolf

    Founder of New Schools Network and co-creator of Parents and Teachers for Excellence

    “I find the lack of instinctive trust in parents quite irritating”

  • Claire Cuthbert

    Chief executive of the Evolve Trust

    “We could call on each other's help and expertise”

  • Amarjit Cheema

    Chief executive of the Perry Hall Multi-Academy Trust

    “Leadership is about getting people on side”

  • “We can give a clear career pathway into STEM ”

  • The school leading on careers education

    St Peter's Catholic Voluntary Academy

    “Everyone knows they've got to talk about employability”

  • Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson

    Headteacher, Anderton Park primary school, Birmingham

    “I’m amazed that nobody from the LGBT community has taken the DfE to court for discrimination”

  • Luke Sibieta

    Director, Sibieta Economics of Education; research fellow, Institute for Fiscal Studies and Education Policy Institute

    “I'm proud my figures have been used so much”

  • Robert Halfon

    Education select committee chair

    “Special educational needs is a horror story”

  • The policy debate

    Policy and performance: who should decide?

    “There's no such things as a neutral group of experts”

  • Martyn Oliver

    Chief executive of the Outwood Grange Academies Trust

    “If people think they can do it better, show me how”