Minister of State for Schools
Biography of Nick Gibb
Nick Gibb was appointed a Minister of State for the Department of Education in May 2010 as part of the coalition government. He is MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton
Nick was born in 1960. He was educated at Maidstone Grammar School; Roundhay School, Leeds; Thornes House School, Wakefield; and Durham University, where he read Law. He is the author of numerous reports for public policy think tanks on tax reform and economics.
He was formerly a chartered accountant specialising in corporate taxation with KPMG.
- Shadow Minister for Schools.
“There is nothing more inspirational than being on the receiving end of great teaching.”
4th May 2011 – Nick Gibb to the NASUWT 2011 Conference
“It is still the case that the least likely to succeed are those children from the most disadvantaged backgrounds.”
4th May 2011 – Nick Gibb to the Association of Teachers and Lecturers 2011 Conference
- Behaviour and attendance, bullying
- Assessment and key stage tests
- Independent schools
- Contingency planning/response
- School admissions
- Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEETs)
- Reducing bureaucracy in schools
- Qualifications (Diplomas, etc.)
- Reform of National Curriculum 5-19 (including music, STEM, setting of classes)
- Young People’s Learning Agency
Other ministers in the Department for Education
Michael Gove Secretary of State for Education
Sarah Teather Minister of State for Children and Families