Oli de Botton profile

Oli de Botton

Headteacher and co-founder at School 21

Oli de Botton is an English teacher who has also worked in education policy and politics. He was a member of the first cohort of Teach First teachers in 2003 and has been a Head of Sixth and Assistant Headteacher at previous schools.

From 2008 to 2012, Oli worked as a government education advisor in the UK and around the world, specialising in teacher development and curriculum. He also gained experience in education policy, research and strategy and has written a number of published papers.

In 2012 he co-founded School 21 where he is the Headteacher.

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  • Student Voice

    Oracy: The Literacy of the Spoken Word

    School 21 believes oracy is as important as reading and writing, and the research supports it. From Harkness discussions to talk-rich assemblies, learn how you can integrate oracy at your school.