John Dunford


John has spent over 40 years in numerous education roles involving leadership, policy-making and government relations, during which he has been influential in shaping national education policy.


He was General Secretary of ASCL for 12 years, and is currently acting as the Government's National Pupil Premium Champion. He has worked with Isos on a number of projects, including a 12-month project investigating how schools work with other schools to close gaps in attainment between pupil groups, and a project on the leadership of free schools, university technical colleges and studio schools.