Contributors

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Debbie Clinton

Deputy Chief Executive, Diverse Academies Learning Partnership

Debbie is Deputy Chief Executive of the Diverse Academies Learning Partnership (‘DALP’) – a 3 to 19 academies’ partnership of two multi academy trusts educating some 5000 students. DALP is an approved DfE sponsor based in Nottinghamshire

Debbie is a former HMI and was, before that, the Principal of Nunthorpe Academy in Middlesbrough – a high performing 11-19 converter academy judged outstanding by Ofsted in all S5 aspects. Nunthorpe received much ministerial accolade and Debbie was invited to a Downing Street reception for ‘Inspirational Women’ in 2014 as a result of her work at Nunthorpe – now a Teaching School leading an innovative regional alliance of primary, secondary, special, HEI and PRU providers.

She has been a qualified teacher for over 28 years, working in a range of schools and organisations across a number of local authorities. She has wide regional and national experience in leadership development and school to school improvement, and has supported national projects and conferences for the DfE, the Institute of Education (London) and Roehampton.

In representing FASNA, Debbie has worked with DfE teams in various guises including developing National Funding Formula and SEN/High Needs Funding for schools. She has also represented FASNA in recent developments in Teachers’ Pensions.