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
The seagulls circle overhead and the waves lap gently at the shore as the sun breaks through theclouds in Blackpool. On the pier, the tourist train rolls slowly past the amusement arcades and thecandy floss shop down to the painted horses galloping around the...
Personal reflection on the most recent Blackpool Education Improvement Board (BEIB) Meeting on 1 July 2021
As the independent chair of the BEIB I committed to sharing more widely its work and keeping those in the town’s schools up to date with its actions and decisions.
A discussion about whether the government should start to listen to the headteachers who are asking for more money to be given directly to schools.