• Senior figures resign at David Ross Education Trust - including David Blunkett

    Former education secretary David Blunkett has resigned as chair of the David Ross Education Trust, one of England’s largest academy chains, with several other senior figures including the chief executive. Company documents show that Lord Blunkett, chair of the trust since 2015, stepped down in January. Schools Week has also learned that the trust’s chief

    10.54 Mar. 16th, 2017 | News

  • Education can make you (and me) sick, says David Blunkett

    The stress of working in education can make people ill, former education secretary David Blunkett told academy leaders this week, as he recounted how a fear of union conferences contributed to his own physical battles. Speaking at the MAT Summit 2016 in Windsor, run by Optimus, Blunkett (pictured) said that he was surprised when he

    5.00 Oct. 23rd, 2016 | News