Estelle began her career as a teacher in an inner city multi racial comprehensive school where she taught for 18 years. She entered Parliament in 1992 and became the Secretary of State for Education and Skills. She then became Minister at the Department of Culture Media and Sport for two years before leaving Parliament in 2005.
Estelle has since combined a career that includes senior posts both in education and the arts as well as being a member of the House of Lords. She now works at the Institute of Effective Education at the University of York.
She is a trustee of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and The Roundhouse and Chair of the National Coal Mining Museum. She also chairs the Council at Goldsmiths College and is a regular contributor to Guardian Education.
“Education remains key to achieving any of our ambitions for a strong economy, regenerated communities and a better quality of life for our citizens. The Learning Revolution Trust has been established to improve the skills and knowledge of Young People and I feel it can make an important contribution to that task.”
The Learning Revolution Trust is a charity that aims to remove the financial barriers to education faced by many people in East London.
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