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Education leaders get creative

4 February 2014

An education forum at the Humphrey Perkins School in Loughborough hosted by Hays attracted interest from over 50 local senior education leaders and head teachers. The forum offered the local leaders the opportunity to discuss the importance of creativity in delivering the curriculum.

Sir Tim Brighouse, former chief education officer in Oxfordshire and Birmingham and visiting professor at the Institute of Education, and David Cameron, Chair of the York Education Partnership, were the keynote speakers at the event.

Peter Nutkins, Head Teacher at the Humphrey Perkins School, commented: “The event was a great opportunity to openly share best practice among professionals across all key stages. Events like this inspire and motivate teachers thereby having a direct impact on what goes on in classrooms. Heads and senior leaders need inspiring events such as these to challenge our thinking and develop our schools based upon sound educational principles.”

Michelle Storer, Director for Hays Education in Leicester, said: “We are pleased to have provided a forum for local education professionals to discuss creativity in the teaching profession. This is an on-going challenge for everybody working in education and it is vitally important for professionals in the industry to be able to share thoughts and best practice on this subject.”

To find out more contact the Hays Education office in Leicester on 01162 532389 or visit 


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Kathryn Jones
T. 020 7200 3760

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