Former Head of Ofsted Christine Gilbert presents the key recommendations of the RSA / Pearson Think Tank Academies Commission and considers, with an expert panel, how can we ensure the academies programme realises its transformative potential?

Read the report: thersa.org/action-research-centre/education/reports-and-events/reports/unleashing-greatness

Discussants: Andreas Schleicher, deputy director of education, OECD; Dr Vanessa Ogden, headteacher, Mulberry School for Girls; David Carter, executive principal, Cabot Learning Federation; Professor Chris Husbands, director, the Institute of Education; and Professor Becky Francis, director The Pearson Think Tank and Professor of Education and Social Justice at King’s College London.

Chair: Matthew Taylor, chief executive, RSA

Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/2012/unleashing-greatness

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The Pearson Think Tank: thepearsonthinktank.com/
Academy Schools: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_(English_school)
RSA Education projects: thersa.org/action-research-centre/education

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