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Profile: Jeremy Hannay

Headteacher Jeremy Hannay speaks to JL Dutaut about beating scepticism and building a culture of trust “I haven’t seen…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Ava Sturridge-Packer

Ava Sturridge-Packer’s sparkling CV is the result of overcoming injustice, writes Jess Staufenberg It was 1982, and now-education consultant…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Micon Metcalfe

Micon Metcalfe’s rise was never a given. Jess Staufenberg meets the school secretary turned government adviser Micon Metcalfe, one…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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The Climate Change Debate

As students worldwide once again take to the streets on a school day to demand action to tackle climate…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Marie Gentles

Alternative provision and pupil referral units are never far from the headlines. One of those headlines in June this…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Nadia Paczuska

I’m standing beside a sugarbeet field somewhere in Suffolk trying to get to Nadia Paczuska’s school. It’s somewhere on…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut


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Profile: Andy Buck

I pass through the glass doors of a tall building in deepest East London and a beaming Andy Buck…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Loic Menzies

An 11-year-old Loic Menzies made a choice many parents completing secondary school applications this month would struggle to support….

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Sharon Hague

It’s unlikely that many teachers expect to oversee more than 20,000 people and hundreds of thousands of exam results…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Rachel Snape

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” Arthur Ashe’s words are Rachel Snape’s motto…

Victoria
Victoria
Features

Interview: Damian Hinds reflects on his time as education secretary

Politics is a brutal game, and nothing quite epitomises that than seeing an ex-minister for the first time after…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Profile: Michael Pain

Michael Pain was walking through Lincoln’s Inn – one of the four Inns of Court in London – 12…

Victoria
Victoria

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