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Education: Joined-up educational thinking

by Pat Ashworth

THE dioceses of Durham and Newcastle represent between them a whole region with a strong identity. This is a real bonus when it comes to joint working, says Jeremy Fitt, a former local-authority director of education, now director of edu­cation for both dioceses.

It is a patch that runs from the Tees to the Tweed, and from the Pennines to the North Sea. “The north-east is probably the smallest region in terms of population, but it knows itself,” he says. “Both dioceses ...

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