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David Russell on the National Curriculum Review

30 December 2011

David Russell on the National Curriculum Review

David Russell, Director of Curriculum and Behaviour Group at the Department for Education will talk about the latest developments in Science Policy and the National Curriculum Review at the ASE Annual Conference in Liverpool in January.

His principal responsibilities are :

  • Overseeing the Review of the National Curriculum.
  • Supporting effective subject-based delivery of the school curriculum for ages 5-16. 
  • National policy on pupil behaviour, attendance and school discipline. 

His remit also covers school food, pupil health and safety, and coordinating the DfE involvement in civil contingencies.

David joined the Education department in 1998, and was appointed to the Senior Civil Service in 2004. His previous posts have included Academies policy and performance, Adult Skills and 16-18 Apprenticeships. He is a qualified teacher (secondary), a school Governor (primary) and a father of three.

Catch his talk, which will end with a Q and A session, in Room C of the University Lecture Rooms Building on Thursday 5 from 11.30 - 12.30.