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Chair of School Teachers’ Review Body to step down next month

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Dame Patricia Hodgson announces that she is stepping down from the chair of the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB).

Dame Patricia Hodgson DBE will be stepping down from the chair of the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) at the end of May, having recently taken up her appointment as chair of Ofcom. Her letter of resignation to the Secretary of State for Education is available to download.

The STRB provides independent advice to the government on pay and conditions for teachers and school leaders in England and Wales. The Department for Education will shortly announce the details of the process to appoint a new chair.

Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove said:

Dame Patricia has been an outstanding chair of the STRB, and I sincerely thank her for all her hard work over the past 2 years. I wish her the very best in her new role at Ofcom, which I know will benefit hugely from her very considerable talents.