Podcast – CEO Rob Carpenter from Inspire Partnership

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Podcast – CEO Rob Carpenter from Inspire Partnership

Published: Monday, March 4th, 2019 at 10:07 AM

Podcast – CEO Rob Carpenter from Inspire Partnership

Published: Monday, March 4th, 2019 at 10:07 AM

In this first episode of the We Are In Beta Podcast, Rob Carpenter, CEO of the Inspire Partnership - a group of 5 primary schools in southeast London, Medway and Kent shares his thoughts on:

  • How the challenges he faced as a student led him to becoming a teacher
  • What he believes great professional development to be
  • How we can improve teacher retention
  • Why school exclusions are on the rise and what we can do about it
  • Why the new Ofsted framework offers schools an important opportunity
  • How his partnership is helping students connect more deeply with the world and the local community
  • The one question he would ask every head in the country
  • Why he's optimistic about the future and
  • How an Ofsted inspection left him on his hands and knees.

To listen to the podcast - click on the link below:


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