Dr Simon Hughes Foundation Governor

Simon Hughes is the Director of Education for the Archdiocese of Southwark. Prior to joining the Diocese he worked as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors, after completing a number of Ofsted inspections as a freelancer. This was while he was running an educational consultancy business, which centred, among other things, on educational technology. As an academic, Simon contributed to the training of a large number of teachers in his time at Canterbury Christ Church University, including at the inception of Teach First. He has contributed to the in-service training and development of a large number of serving teachers and headteachers through nationally accredited programmes such as Leadership Pathways. He is the author of a range of publications in the fields of Religious Education, subject leadership and educational technology. Simon lives in Kent and is married with four adult daughters.