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Tom Rees is the Executive Director for Programmes at Ambition Institute, a national education charity providing professional development for thousands of teachers, school leaders and system leaders each year serving children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Previously, Tom was a headteacher and Executive Headteacher over a period of ten years and the Education Director of a medium size Multi-Academy Trust before joining Ambition Institute in 2019.
Tom served on the Regional School Commissioner’s headteacher board for the North West London and South-Central region and is a trustee of two Multi Academy Trusts. In 2019, he was appointed by the Department of Education to the Headteachers' Standards review group.
Tom is a founder of Ups ‘n’ Downs, a local charity supporting families affected by Down’s syndrome.
In Robert MacFarlane’s ‘Mountain of the Minds’, he tells the story of cartography through the ages. MacFarlane describes how explorers were able...Read more