Carolyn is the executive headteacher of Rushey Mead School in Leicester and chief executive officer of the Rushey Mead Educational Trust.
She sits on a range of national policy groups including two national and regional curriculum expert groups, chairing the design and technology group, the British Council Educational Advisory Group, the National Stem Centre Advisory Group, and also undertake the role of vice-chair of the Teaching School Council.
She is a founder member and senior partner of Challenge Partners and am also a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a National Leader of Education.
Carolyn was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours in January 2013.
In conversation: Israel
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick