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Disadvantage: defining it - and then tackling it

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Fiona Fearon, NGA’s Policy and Projects Manager covers latest thinking on disadvantage, including: 

  • The current situation – what data is telling us 
  • What disadvantage constitutes 
  • Addressing barriers to learning 
  • Questions for boards to ask

Read our guidance and toolkits to help boards and school leaders tackle disadvantage in education.

Fiona Fearon
Fiona Fearon

Policy and Projects Manager

Fiona oversees NGA’s parliamentary engagement, representing the views of governors and trustees at national level and supporting them in their strategic leadership of education settings.

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