Chris Jones has been an HMI since April 2013. He is a qualified teacher, has a master’s degree in education leadership and special education, and a doctorate specialising in continuing professional development and the pedagogy of ICT. Previously he taught in schools, colleges, work-based learning providers and in initial teacher education for a total of 20 years. He worked with the DfE for 11 years on school improvement, 14-19 diplomas, functional skills, raising the participation age, qualification reviews, one-to-one tuition and pupil premium. He has led or contributed to Ofsted surveys in areas such as family learning in children’s centres and securing the future for young people not in education, employment or training. Chris has been subject to enhanced DBS disclosures.