Speaker profile

Tom Goldman

Deputy Director, Funding Policy Unit
Department for Education (Confirmed)

Tom Goldman is the Deputy Director for the Funding Policy Unit at the Department for Education. He oversees work on how the department distributes over £40 billion per annum of revenue funding for the education of 5-16 year-olds (and, for pupils with high needs, 0-25 year-olds), including developing the new national funding formula for schools and for high needs.  Previous responsibilities have included work on the review of the national curriculum, reform of GCSE and A levels, and the Wolf Review of vocational education. Tom has worked in the DfE (and predecessors) since 1990.

Agenda sessions

DAY 1 -

  • MAIN STAGE

    • 10:00 am
      Panel Discussion: Now we really need to talk about Funding