23rd December 1994 at 00:00
John Rawlinson has been appointed director of education at Leeds. He is currently a senior assistant director at the council and replaces Jackie Strong who leaves at the end of December to become chief education officer for Leicestershire.

Suffolk has made the following appointments: Barry Darch, deputy head of Harris Middle School, Lowestoft will become head of Pakefield Middle School on January 1; Matthew Horwood, deputy head of St Margaret's Primary School, will become head of Ringsfield Primary School on April 24 and Chris Plummer will be acting head during the spring term.

Timothy Haynes, surmaster of St Paul's School, Barnes, Middlesex has been appointed head of Monmouth School, Gwent from September. He will replace Rupert Lane, who is to be head of Ridley College, Ontario, Canada.

Alasdair Aston, retired staff inspector for English (Inner London Education Authority), has been awarded the Seatonian Prize by Cambridge University for the eighth time.

Alan Ayckbourn, the playwright and theatre director, has been awarded an honorary doctorate of letters by Bradford University.

Joyanne Pietre-Cambacedes, head of business studies at Robert Napier Grant-Maintained School, Gillingham, Kent has been awarded the John Hugh Pitman prize by the Joint Examining Board for exceptional achievement in information technology teaching.

Thames Valley University has conferred honorary professorships on: Sir David Frost, writer and broadcaster; Jeremy Isaacs, chief executive of the Royal Opera House; Michael Grade, chief executive of Channel 4 Television; Jenny Abramsky, controller, Radio 5 Live; and Russell Bowden, former deputy chief executive of the Library Association and governor of TVU.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today