Dr Neil Hopkin on Education, Innovation, and the Future of Teaching and Learning

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What if your true passion was hiding in plain sight, waiting for a spark to ignite it? Join us as we sit down with Dr. Neil Hopkin, a school leader whose journey from Nottingham to Dubai is filled with laughter, wisdom, and transformative experiences. Discover how Dr. Neil’s career in microelectronics took a surprising turn towards education, influenced by his inspirational father and a yearning for creative pursuits. 

Dr Neil shares his insights on the importance of aligning with an organisation’s ethos and how his role as Director of Education at Fortes Education embodies this principle. On a personal note, Dr Neil touches on the joy of family time, his passion for travel, and the pivotal moments that led him to embrace teaching—a profession he once resisted but now sees as his true calling.

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