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Olly Newton

Olly Newton

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Executive Director at The Edge Foundation


Olly is the Executive Director at The Edge Foundation where his job is to understand the latest education research and practice in the UK and worldwide. He gathers together the facts, figures, research and evidence to share with policy makers, practitioners and the media, and is the lead author of Edge’s research and policy reports. Before Edge, he spent ten years with the Department for Education, most recently as Head of Apprenticeship Strategy.

Olly is currently involved in the Opportunity, Equality and Agency in England’s New VET Landscape: a longitudinal study of post-16 transitions project.