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Tim Byles, CEO of Partnerships for Schools announces he is leaving the agency

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The Secretary of State for Education thanks Tim Byles, CEO of Partnerships for Schools, who is to leave his post after nearly 5 years.

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Tim Byles, CEO of Partnerships for Schools, is to leave his post after nearly 5 years.

The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, would like to thank Tim Byles for his work, especially his contribution to the government’s successful reforms on academies and free schools.

Michael Gove said:

I would like to thank Tim Byles for the commitment to public service he has shown over the last 5 years. I would like to wish him the very best in everything he does after his departure from Partnerships for Schools.

Ruth Thompson, former Director General of Higher Education at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, has been appointed as interim Chief Executive of Partnerships for Schools.

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Published 19 May 2011