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FED150 – Ten characters who shaped a school system

As we Launch a year of celebration to mark the 150th Anniversary of  State Education in England with a theme of ‘Looking Back – Moving Forward’, FED are delighted to publish a remarkable look back at some of the key figures who have influenced our

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Watch the Andreas Schleicher Webinar

Now available to view online, a recording of our recent webinar featuring Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills at the OECD in conversation with Dr Karen Edge. If you weren’t able to make this well attended event, here’s your chance to see Andreas outlining his

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Our latest Podcast now available

Hear Carl Ward, founder and Chair of the Foundation for Education Development (FED) in conversation with Nick MacKenzie, an education lawyer and partner at Browne Jacobson LLP discussing how a long-term education vision and plan can best serve the needs of our country and its

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Looking Back – Moving Forward

Monday 14th September 1000 AM – 1200  noon. The FED is promoting celebrations to mark the150th Anniversary of state education. On 14th September 2020 the FED will launch the year of celebration with an online broadcast in collaboration with Browne Jacobson and NCFE. The Secretary

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FED celebrations planned to mark 150 years of State Education

Plans are under way to mark the 150th Anniversary of the introduction of state education in 1870. From September 2020, FED will be coordinating and planning a number of activities and opportunities to participate and engage with a wide range of voices, reflecting the diversity

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A conversation with Andreas Schleicher

Andreas Schleicher – Director for Education and Skills OECD Friday July 17th  10.00 – 11.30 On Friday July 17th the FED will host Andreas Schleicher Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills at the OECD for an open conversation and discussion.  For further information

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Two new directors join Fed board

We are delighted to welcome two new directors to the Board of the FED. As our work develops, and as a neutral space to promote a long term plan for education, we are working to increase the range of our active supporters on both our

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Fed launches new series of virtual consultations

In FedSpace that we will be hosting a series of exciting online forums and events as part of our invitation to shape consultation round tables. Follow the link and register for our series of weekly events which starting on Tuesday 9th June 2020. Visit FedSpace…

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