In January Sir Michael Wilshaw, Chief Inspector of Education, delivered a keynote speech with the title ‘Ambitions for English Education’. It coincided with the launch of the CentreForum report “Education in England: progress and goals”
The full text can be found on the Ofsted website.
Videos of the event can be found on the CentreForum YouTube Channel:
- Welcome – Catherine McGuinness, City of London
- Introduction – David Laws, Executive Chair, CentreForum
- Keynote Speech – Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools, Ofsted
- Question and Answer
Sir Michael Wilshaw was appointed Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills on 1 January 2012.
Prior to joining Ofsted, Sir Michael had a distinguished career as a teacher for 43 years, 26 of these as a headteacher in London secondary schools, and most recently as Executive Principal at Mossbourne Community Academy in Hackney. In addition to leading Mossbourne Community Academy, Sir Michael was Director of Education for ARK, a charitable education trust running a number of academies across England.