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 A regular look at the issues that affect all sorts of leaders in schools, brought to you by NAHT. 

NAHT director of policy James Bowen can often be found in conversation with the key thought leaders and people who can directly affect what's happening in teaching. It's a unique listen and the only podcast like it in the sector.

In conversation with Ed Balls

Former secretary of state for education and cabinet minister Ed Balls reflects on his experiences of – and views on – leadership in this April episode of the School Leadership Podcast. He speaks with NAHT director of policy James Bowen about his time as education secretary and his memories of working for Tony Blair and Gordon Brown at pivotal political moments. Listen below or subscribe on your chosen podcast app.

Ed is a keynote speaker at this year’s Inspiring Leadership Conference, which takes place on 28 and 29 June in Birmingham.


Inspire yourself, inspire your school
Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 June 2022
ICC, Birmingham


First published 11 April 2022