Movers & Shakers, Politics

Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving

Irfan Latif, Principal, DLD College London

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Headmaster, Sexey’s School
Interesting fact: Irfan is a keen traveller and adventurer and recently led expeditions to Base Camp at Everest, Venezuela and the Red Sea.


Tim Cannell, Headmaster, Parsons Green Prep School

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Interim head, Parsons Green Prep School
Interesting fact: Tim’s interests include exploring new restaurants, gardening and renovating an old barn.


Sarah Selesnyov, Director, Southwark Teaching School Alliance

Start date: March 2018
Previous job: Programme leader, UCL Institute of Education
Interesting fact: Sarah speaks five languages (with varying degrees of fluency): English, French, German, Russian and Spanish.


Amanda Ilhan, Head of juniors, AKS Lytham Independent School

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Pre and primary deputy director, British International School Istanbul
Interesting fact: Amanda plays the flute, guitar and piano.


Matt Martin, Headteacher, Kedington Primary Academy

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Deputy headteacher, Westfield Primary Academy
Interesting fact: Matt is a trained NCETM maths mastery specialist and took part in a Shanghai teacher exchange in November 2016.


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