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Andrew Moffat, assistant head, Parkfield Community School

Andrew Moffat, an assistant headteacher at one of the largest primary schools in Birmingham, appears unstoppable: he is navigating…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Hannah Wilson, headteacher, Aureus School

On a half-finished housing estate, nestled between between the A4130 and Wantage Road in Oxfordshire, builders are finishing a…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Russell Hobby, outgoing general secretary, National Association of Head Teachers

Russell Hobby did a profile with The Guardian when he started at the NAHT. In it the journalist interviewing…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Mary Myatt, education consultant, speaker and author

There’s something about Mary Myatt that rings of a Hollywood star. Perhaps it’s her exquisite style. She is bedecked…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Sue Bailey, assistant head, Arthur Terry School

Sue Bailey is not your average assistant head. Her colleagues are in awe of her, and it’s not just…

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Ian Widdows, founder, National Association of Secondary Moderns

For a man who almost named his organisation the Society for the Prevention of Attacks on Secondary Moderns just…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg


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Jonathan Simons, director of policy and advocacy, Varkey Foundation

Jonathan Simons has been the pantomime villain of education circles for the past five years. As director of education…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Jason Wing, executive principal, Neale-Wade academy

Jason Wing taught himself to become a national standard long-jumper when he was 12. He went on to represent…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Andy Ratcliffe, chief executive, Impetus-PEF

Facebook may get stick for perpetuating “fake news”, but the social network also helps to keep the education innovator…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Kiran Gill, founder, the Difference

A year ago Kiran Gill was writing angry columns for Schools Week that kicked against the “no excuses” culture…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Geoff Barton, general secretary-designate, Association of School and College Leaders

Geoff Barton strides around his school with the pride of a parent whose child has won a prize for…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Amanda Spielman, chief inspector, Ofsted

Two months into the job and Amanda Spielman, Ofsted’s new chief inspector, has shot out of the traps as…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney

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