Professor Clive Booth, chairman, Teacher Training Agency. Services to higher education.
John Francis Jones, head, Maghull high school, Sefton, Liverpool.
Alexander John (Sandy) Bruce-Lockhart, OBE, leader, Kent County Council.
David Eardley Garrard, chairman, Minerva, charitable services.
Professor John MacQueen Ward, CBE, chairman, Scottish Qualifications Agency. Services to public life, Scotland.
DAME OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Rita Weller, head, Avonmore primary, Hammersmith and Fulham, north London.
COMPANIONS OF THE ORDER OF THE BATH
Peter Derek James Makeham, director general, finance and analytical services, Department for Education and Skills.
Gillian Stewart, former head, Children and Young People's Group, Scottish Executive.
KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER
Thomas Andrew Shebbeare, CVO, former chief executive officer, The Prince's Trust.
COMMANDER OF THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER
Julia Charity Cleverdon, CBE, chief executive, Business in the Community.
CBE Thomas Gerald Reames Davies, chairman, Wales Youth Agency.
Rita Ann Moden Gardner, director, Royal Geographical Society.
Michael Thomas Humphreys, former head, Our Lady and St John RC high school, Blackburn.
Geoffrey Rees, head, Ivybridge community college, Devon.
Anya (Linden), Lady Sainsbury. Services to arts education and ballet.
Khvaja Kabiroddin Shaikh, former director of education, Bournemouth education authority.
Michael Francis Baughan, chief executive, Learning and Teaching Scotland.
Leonora Antoinette Beardon, senior teaching and research associate, Cambridge University school of education.
Dilys Brotia, former head, Torriano junior school, Camden, north London.
Victor Thomas Burgess, former head, Elliott school, Wandsworth, south London.
Margaret Cairns, former head, Bailey Green primary, North Tyneside.
John Coventry Chesworth, artistic director, National Youth DanceCompany.
Peter Cloke, head, children and young people's team, Government Office for the South West.
Fiona Dawe, chief executive, YouthNet UK.
David John Fawbert, former head, The Chase technology college, Malvern, Worcestershire.
Anne Carolyn Hayman, chief executive, Foyer Federation, London.
Professor Sonia Jackson, emeritus professor, University of Wales, Swansea. Services to young people in public care.
Stephen Francis Jorgensen, head, Prescot community primary, Knowsley, Merseyside.
Hansa Patel-Kanwal. Services to young people from black and ethnic-minority backgrounds, Norwood Green, Middlesex.
Ian Alexander Lamont, head, Alva Academy, Clackmannanshire.
Professor Barbara Anne MacGilchrist, deputy director, Institute of Education, University of London.
Anthony Peter Matthews, head, inspection quality division, Office for Standards in Education.
Christopher Hugh Barnard Mee. Services to Education, Belfast.
Linda Joyce Portis, chief executive, Bexley Training Group, south-east London.
Heather Ruth Williams, head,Whitecrest primary, Great Barr, Sandwell.
Tom Wylie, chief executive, National Youth Agency.
Jacqueline Ager, supervisor,The Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme.
Jean Elliot Allison, former principal teacher of music, Wester Hailes education centre, Edinburgh.
Mary Ballantyne, former adult basic organiser, West Lothian Council.
Diana Beryl Ballardie. Services to the Centre Pre-School, Newton Abbot, Devon.
Arthur William Beattie, religious education teacher, Ernest Bevin College, Wandsworth, south London.
Irene Bennett, caretaker, Ballymoney teachers' centre.
Peter Bennett. Services to heritage and to education in the West Midlands.
Susan Bernerd. Services to children's charities.
Ann Birnie, former first assistant, Westerhouse nursery school, Easterhouse, Glasgow.
Florence Elsie Bond, volunteer assistant, Highfield primary, Plymouth. Peter Edward Bridle. Services to music education in the West Midlands.
Gail Linda Rowat Bromley, education development manager, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, south-west London.
David Alan Carley, manager, playing for success partnerships team, schools plus division, DfES.
Terence John Catton. Services to young people in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
Maxie Cohen, chair, treasurer and secretary, Redbridge Jewish Youth and Community Centre.
David William Cook, chair, board of governors, St Michael's CE junior school, Chelmsford, Essex.
Colin Copeland, premises manager, Ealdham school, Greenwich, south-east London.
William Coyle, management information officer, East Renfrewshire Council.
Sheila Dear, head cook, Upham primary, Southampton.
June Duggan, school crossing warden, Lymm, Cheshire.
Maureen Fairbank, learning adviser and support, Hull College.
Julie Fisher, founder and organiser, Child of Achievement Awards.
Patricia Ann Fitzgerald, governor, Athelney school, Lewisham, south London.
Harry Stewart Ford, planetarium lecturer, National Maritime Museum.
Maud Annie Fricker. Services to Boutcher CofE primary, Southwark, south London.
Jennifer Gartland, project director, Thanet Basic Skills Partnership.
Judith Ann Gibbons, head, Access Audit, Birmingham City Council.
Anthony Victor Greenwood, chair, board of governors, Sir Jonathan North community college and Lancaster school, Leicester.
Barbara Gull, chair, board of governors, Maesbury county primary, Oswestry.
Grace Gunnell, integration manager, new community schools, West Dunbartonshire.
Catherine Stella Hall, senior teacher, Haxby Road primary, York.
Olive Harrison. Services to young people in St Helens, Merseyside.
Sandra Haynes. Services to education within Asian communities, Birmingham.
Margaret Patricia Higgins, school crossing patrol officer. Services to the community in Birchgrove, Cardiff.
Sister Ingrid Hitchens. Services to children in Bolton, Lancashire.
Paul Alexander Hutchinson.Services to education, Antrim.
Margaret Edna Jones, leader, The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Beeston, Nottinghamshire.
The Rev Timothy Morris Alban Jones, vicar, St Andrew's church, Soham. Services to the community.
Eric Harold Kinston, governor, Pingle school, Derby.
Patricia Mary Kirbyshaw. Services to the Tiny Tim Trust and to the National Association for Special Educational Needs, Derbyshire.
James William Gordon Macgregor, former senior manager, education service, Fife Council.
Lt Col Arthur Nettleship Marshall, TD. Services to Priory school, Southsea, Hampshire.
Joan Mason, founding chair, Association for Women in Science and Engineering.
Patrick Joseph McKeever. Services to young people in Belfast.
Mary McQueen Megan, former teacher-in-charge, Loatland primary school nursery unit, Desborough, Northamptonshire.
Ernest Hugh Moir, former school janitor, Strathburn primary, Inverurie.
Mrs Bridie Nesbitt, cleaner. Services to the Department of Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland.
Gillian Margaret Norris. Services to young people in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Nigel David Leonard Norris, honorary secretary, The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Plymouth.
Anne Partington, senior social worker, Dundee City Council. Services to children.
William John Paulley, governor, Durweston first school, Blandford Forum, Dorset.
Gillian Penn, governor, volunteer helper, Aldryngton primary, Reading.
Florence Elizabeth Phillips. Services to young people in Broadway, Worcestershire.
Melba Ethel Pitt. Services to disabled young people and to the community in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
Mary Anthea Rackham, governor, Sidegate primary, Ipswich.
Sarah Agnes Rea, caretaker, Moorfields primary, Ballymena.
Susan Mary Ryrie, manager, Brook Advisory Centre, Liverpool. Services to young people.
Dorothy Stevens, administrative assistant, information services, DfES.
Susan Mary Sutherland, senior supervisory assistant, Manor Field primary, Basingstoke, Hampshire.
Margaret Telfer, janitor and cleaner, Carmichael primary, Biggar, Lanarkshire.
Jean Marian Terry, senior executive, facilities management services, DfES.
Beryl Joyce Thompson, school crossing warden, Derby.
Graham Franklin Thompson, head, science and physics, Keswick school, Cumbria.
Martin Henry Rendell Tomlinson, senior manager, West Sussex County youth services.
Annette Jane Walker, managing director, Opportunity Links, Cambridgeshire.
Adrian James Walsh, information officer, publicity division, DfES.
Anne Jane Watson, head, Jigsaw nursery centre, Muirhead, North Lanarkshire.
Mary Josephine Weeks, manager, Nightingale community playgroup, Eastleigh, Hampshire.
Elaine Whalley, chair, governing body, Holywell high school, Flintshire.
Elizabeth Jean Voyle-Williams, assistant head, Queen Elizabeth Cambria school, Carmarthen.
Geraint Williams, head, Gwyrosydd junior school, Swansea.
Maurice Williamson. Services to young people in Bangor, NorthernIreland.
Colin Richard Young. Services to young people and the community in Cranleigh, Surrey.
Fadima Fatmata Zubairu, careers adviser, Connexions, Manchester.