Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Buckingham,
Sian Griffiths, Education Editor, The Sunday Times
Does a good parent choose a school for their child, but a bad parent choose a school for themselves? No parent actively chooses the wrong school for their child, but with the dizzying array on offer; how can you avoid the pitfalls of selecting a school that suits you more than your child?
Sir Anthony is one of Britain’s leading contemporary historians, educationalist, commentator and political author.
He was head of Brighton College and of Wellington College, two of Britain's leading independent schools. He is author of over 40 books on contemporary history, including the inside books on the last four Prime Ministers, politics and education, was the co-founder and first director of the Institute for Contemporary British History, is co-founder of Action for Happiness, honorary historical adviser to 10 Downing Street, chair of the National Comment Awards, a member of the Government’s First World War Culture Committee, and a governor of The Royal Shakespeare Company.