Roger Pope joined the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), in the new role as Chair on 12 October 2015. Roger is principal of Kingsbridge Community College in Devon, and chief executive officer of Academies South West. As a national leader of education, Roger is a headteacher who, in addition to running his own school, works with other schools to support school improvement.
The NCTL Management Board addresses the strategic challenges faced by NCTL. The chair provides strategic advice to senior officials and ministers on all aspects of policy within NCTL’s remit, and acts as an advocate for the school-led system and government policy on teaching and leadership.