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Tim Coulson

Dr Tim Coulson is one of the most influential men in education today. Currently a Regional Schools Commissioner for East of England and North-East London, he is responsible for making decisions about the academies and free schools in his area. 

Before his appointment, Tim was Director of Education at Essex county council. Earlier in his career he has also:

  • taught in London primary schools and was Headteacher at William Tyndale Primary School
  • led an Education Action Zone in Lambeth
  • been responsible for curriculum and assessment developments at the Qualifications and Assessment Authority
  • been National Director of the National Numeracy Strategy