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Christine Blower - Confirmed!

Christine Blower is General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union in Europe.

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David Starkey - Confirmed!

David Starkey is Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and one of our leading historians.

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Alison Wolf
Alison Wolf carried out the 2011 Wolf Review of Vocational Education. She is a professor at King’s College London and her most recent book is The XX Factor. 
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Alvin Hall
Alvin Hall is a world renown financial educator.  Currently President of Cooperhall Press Inc, he works extensively for financial services firms and their vendors as well as for regulatory authorities both in the US and abroad. 
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Andrew Adonis
Andrew Adonis was previously a Downing Street minister and education advisor for Tony Blair in 1998. He was Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools and Learners from 2007-2008.
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Andrew Solomon
Andrew Solomon is a writer and activist working on politics, culture & psychology. He writes for the New Yorker, Newsweek & the Guardian and is also a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Cornell University & Special Adviser on LGBT Affairs to Yale University.  
“The Festival of Education is the Hay-on-Wye of education”
David Willetts
Minister for Universities and Science
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Beeban Kidron

Beeban Kidron has spent the last 30 years working in feature film, television drama and documentary. She is the Co-founder of FilmClub an educational charity that uses film to educate young people. She sits in the House of Lords as a Crossbench Peer.
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Charlie Taylor
Charlie Taylor is the Chief Executive of the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL). He is the Government’s Expert Advisor on behaviour and he has written several books.
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Christine Blower
Christine Blower is General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union in Europe.  She is also President of the European Trade Union Committee for Education.  
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Chris Husbands
Chris Husbands currently works as Director of the Institute of Education, University of London and is also a member of the Advisory Learning Panel at the National Trust as well as advising OFSTED. 
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