Lauener to stay on

The Education Secratary, Michael Gove, has announced that Peter Lauener will become the first Chief Executive of the Education Funding Agency (EFA), from April 2012.

Peter Lauener is the current Chief Executive of the Young People’s Learning Agency (YPLA), which was establish in April 2010 and is to be replaced by the EFA.

The announcement was made as part of a written ministerial statement to the House of Commons.