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Fortes Education - Character building & innovative Schools & Nurseries in UAE

Fortes Education has been involved in the development and management of schools in Dubai since 1993 delivering proven results in the classroom in K-12 schools and preschools.

Home Team Member Dr. Neil Hopkin, FRSA

Dr. Neil Hopkin, FRSA

Director of Education of Fortes Education

Dr. Neil Hopkin leads the Academic Leadership Team at Fortes Education, where he is responsible for the overall strategic development of the schools’ academic performance, the development and implementation of new initiatives and innovations, operations, and curriculum development, alongside staff professional development, student, and family happiness.

A global leader in education, Neil has advised three successive UK Government Education Secretaries of State, was instrumental in the Cambridge Primary Review, the first major landmark research in UK primary education for 40 years and was one of the first UK Principals to be designated a National Leader of Education. He was instrumental in the UK’s Digital Innovation and Home Access government projects throughout the 2000s, was an adviser to the Primary Teach First programme, and was the academic adviser to the UK Deputy Prime Minister’s Review of Early Education.