Oli de Botton

Oli de Botton

Oli joins the Careers & Enterprise Company from his position as Headteacher and co-founder of School 21 in Stratford, East London. School 21 is a nationally recognised school that has pioneered new ways of working with employers - including introducing extended work projects for all Year 10s and 12s. The school puts skills like oracy at the heart of its curriculum and seeks a broad and balanced education of the ‘head’ (academics), the ‘heart’ (well-being) and the ‘hand’ (enterprise).

Oli was one of the first cohort of Teach First teachers in 2003. He has been Head of Sixth form and Assistant Headteacher in previous roles and has worked in education policy and strategy as a government education advisor.

Articles from this author

Modern Careers Education: What it is and Why it Matters

Results days are tricky at the best of times (and that’s an understatement for the last two). Success is measured by letters and grades of course, but...

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