New director of education is appointed

Geoff Moorcroft, new education director

Geoff Moorcroft, new education director

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Geoff Moorcroft has been appointed to the role of director of education.

He will take over the position from Martin Barrow, who retires at Easter after a 36-year career in education.

Mr Moorcroft has been the co-ordinating adviser for primary education since 2012.

He will oversee the running of the Department of Education and Children’s 38 schools, the Isle of Man College of Further and Higher Education and the central Education Improvement Service, which advises and ensures standards in schools.

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