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John Swainston

John Swainston is the Chief Executive Officer of DBAT and the Director of Education for the Diocese of Bristol.

Previously John was Assistant Director of Children’s Services in Cumbria County Council, a DfE Adviser and a Project Director in inner-city Newcastle. For 29 years prior to that John was a teacher and Head teacher in 3 schools in Northumberland and Newcastle. He is passionate about School Improvement and Effectiveness.

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