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Appointment of new Ofsted Chair

The Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan, today announced the appointment of David Hoare as the next Chair of Ofsted.


Mr Hoare, currently chairman of the Teenage Cancer Trust, will take up his post in September.

He will replace Baroness Sally Morgan, who has been Chair since 2011.

HM Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw, said:

“I would like to congratulate David on his appointment and I look forward to working closely with him.

“Ofsted has a crucial role to play in raising the quality of education and children’s services and I am certain David’s knowledge and expertise will prove invaluable in the years ahead.”

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Published 31 July 2014