Frank Norris MBE
Adviser to The Northern Powerhouse Partnership on education matters through a secondment from The Co-op.
Independent chair of the Blackpool Education Improvement Board.
Trustee and chair of finance at Great Academies Education Trust
Vice Chair of Liverpool Education Board
Advisory Board member of InnovateHer
Former senior HMI manager responsible for school, early years and initial teacher education including Framework Development
Recent blog posts
An eminent colleague I chat to every few months dropped me an email suggesting I might enjoy a brief chat with Liz Robinson and Peter Hyman of Big Education. I must admit I had never heard of Big Education but, in order to keep my eminent colleague happy, I agreed to chat virtually to Liz.
Education has had to adapt quickly and creatively since the first lockdown in March 2020, when all schools closed apart from serving the children of keyworkers and vulnerable children. Homeworking for many parents and carers has become the norm and over time schools...
A presentation outlining some of the issues currently facing schools in Blackpool as part of the work for Blackpool Education Improvement Board. Download the presentation (Powerpoint)