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Virtual Event – Policy Options & Consequences: Education System Design – perspectives from across the UK



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Marilyn Leask, Prof

De Montfort University

Professor Marilyn Leask is chair of the Education Futures Charity which has developed the MESH initiative – MESH= Mapping Educational Specialist knowhow ( The University of Winchester is a founder member of the charity and...

Brian Hudson, Prof

University of Sussex

Brian Hudson is Emeritus Professor of Education and former Head of the School of Education and Social Work (2012-16) at the University of Sussex. He is Guest Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Karlstad University in Sweden...

Deborah Outhwaite, Dr

Director at Derby Teaching Schools Alliance

I am the Director of the DTSA; an EdD supervisor at the University of Liverpool; and the External Examiner for the MA Ed at the University of East London. I sit on the APPG for the Teaching Profession, and on the Fabian Education Group. I am...


Paul McFlynn, Dr

Lecturer at Ulster University

Paul is a lecturer in Education at Ulster University. He is coordinator of the post-primary PGCE course and course director for the PGCE in Physical Education (PE). His research to date has concentrated on the role of critical reflection in...

Graham Donaldson, Prof

University of Glasgow

A former teacher, Graham Donaldson headed Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) from 2002-10. As chief professional advisor to successive Scottish Ministers on education, he took a leading role in Scotland’s major reform of its...

Tom Crick, Professor

Professor of Digital Education & Policy at Swansea University

Tom Crick is Professor of Digital Education & Policy at Swansea University, a joint appointment between the School of Education, the Department of Computer Science, and the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences. While his disciplinary background is...

Sarah Younie, Professor

Professor in Education Innovation at De Montfort University

Sarah Younie is a principal lecturer in Education at De Montfort University and a visiting Senior Research Fellow at University of Bedfordshire. She has been involved in international research on educational technologies and teaching for twenty...