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Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow

“I always think the best test of a person is not when they’re winning; it’s how they recover from…

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Geoff Russell, CEO, Skills Funding Agency

One crisp Monday morning, back in 2009, Geoff Russell found himself sitting in the government’s Department of Innovation, Universities…

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Alison Wolf, professor of public sector management, King’s College

Alison Wolf says she had “no intention of having anything to do with education.” In fact, when she left…

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Lynne Sedgmore, CEO, 157 Group

When Lynne Sedgmore passed the 11 plus, it made the local news.  Few children from her council estate went…

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Wes Streeting, CEO, Helena Kennedy Foundation

As a “geeky, gobby” free school meals kid with naff trainers, the young Wes Streeting was never going to…

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Dan Taubman, senior national education official, University and Colleges Union

The best career decision Dan Taubman ever made, was “not becoming a principal.”  When the Inner London Education Authority…

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Frank McLoughlin, principal, City and Islington College

By his own admission, Frank McLoughlin wasn’t a particularly academic child. “I can remember this old nun putting her…

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Dame Ruth Silver, chair, Learning and Skills Improvement Service

 “I told them to get lost a thousand times,” says Dame Ruth Silver, of the Learning and Skills Improvement…

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Toni Fazaeli, CEO, Institute for Learning

Friday has become Toni Fazaeli’s least favourite day of the week. Before boarding the train into London – where…

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Shane Chowen, vice president, NUS

He has been pelted with eggs at a rally, escorted away from violent crowds by the police, but as…

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