• 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”

  • Emma Hardy

    MP for Hull West and Hessle

    “There is an appetite for change”

  • Beccy Earnshaw

    Director, Voice 21

    “I'm conscious of the insurgency of the unheard”

  • The edtech start-up MAT

    XP multi-academy trust

    “If you say Doncaster is a dump, why?”

  • Ian Bauckham

    CEO, Tenax Schools Trust

    “What does ‘too close to government’ mean?”

  • CEO pay debate

    MAT CEO pay debate

    “Using the words chief executive can be unhelpful”

  • Navdeep Sanghara

    Executive headteacher, Inspire Partnership

    “Education is important, but learning is a gift”

  • Shanghai teacher exchange

    Salusbury Primary School

    “There’s strong evidence for this approach”

  • Behaviour debate

    No excuses v nurture

    “Our staff sweat the small stuff”