Rob Carpenter, CEO, Inspire Partnership - education's curriculum opportunity


Hello We Are In Beta Community Pioneers!

Thank you so much for being the first members of the We Are in Beta Community! I've been blown away by the response so far.

I'm super excited to announce the release of the very first episode of the podcast - an interview with the Rob Carpenter, CEO of Inspire Partnership.

So, take a break or schedule some time on your commute:

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Why are people loving this episode?

What do we talk about in the podcast?

  • Rob’s personal struggles at school and how he overcame them

  • How CPD is helping shape policy across the Inspire Partnership

  • Why he thinks storytelling is crucial for solving retention problems

  • Who he tends to ignore and why

  • What he considers to be the best professional development he's ever been involved with

  • Why changes to the Ofsted framework and the school exclusions debate offer schools an opportunity

  • The one question he would ask every headteacher if he could

  • How an Ofsted inspection left him on his hands and knees

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