Lord Puttnam to chair Tes advisory board

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TSL Education is delighted to announce the formation of its strategic Advisory Board, which Lord David Puttnam CBE will Chair.

Lord Puttnam is to head up the new body, which will also include the outgoing General Secretary of the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) Mick Brookes; the outgoing General Secretary of the Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL) Dr. John Dunford OBE and Owen Lynch, the former CEO of Becta. This high-profile group will join TSL Chief Executive Louise Rogers and Times Educational Supplement (TES) editor Gerard Kelly, to help drive forward an exciting business development programme. TSL, which is now as well known for its award-winning social network for the teaching profession, TES Connect, as it is for its 100 year-old brand the TES, will be unveiling its next phase of development in the Autumn.

Louise Rogers, Chief Executive of TSL Education, said: "It is an honour and a privilege to have Lord Puttnam, Mick Brookes, John Dunford and Owen Lynch join TSL's Advisory Board. Each one of them is distinguished for the huge contribution that they have made to transforming education in the UK - the same ethos that guides TSL Education." 

Lord Puttnam said: "I'm delighted to have been asked to Chair the TSL Advisory Board and I look forward to supporting the business through its next phase of development during a time of huge changes and challenges in education." 

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