Lessons from London 2015

  • By London Councils

London Councils commissioned a series of insight essays examining the role of London boroughs in the London Challenge, an initiative launched in 2003 by the then government to improve standards in the capital’s schools.

Among the contributors: Sir Tim Brighouse, former Commissioner for London Schools, Jon Coles, former Director of London Challenge, Professor Christine Gilbert, former Director of Education in Tower Hamlets, former Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector at Ofsted and currently Chief Executive of the London Borough of Brent;  Mayor Jules Pipe, Mayor of Hackney and Chair of London Councils; Barry Quirk, Chief Executive of Lewisham; Paul Robinson, former Director of Education in Wandsworth; and Emma Lewis, Headteacher, Heathmere primary school. 

London Councils' Executive Member for Children, Skills and Employment, and leader of Southwark Council, Cllr Peter John OBE, wrote the foreword.


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