About Headteacher Update

Headteacher Update is a magazine dedicated to the primary school leadership team.

Published six times a year, we tackle a wide range of leadership issues, offering best practice, case studies and in-depth information, advice and guidance.

We focus our advice and news on the latest government policies, school inspection, curriculum, teaching and learning, technology, the school workforce, the Pupil Premium, and much more. The magazine also has a regular focus on resources and carries extensive product information.

Headteacher Update is distributed free as a paper copy to approximately 24,000 primary school headteachers in the UK. A free ebulletin also offers regular updates free to anyone who registers their interest.

Meet the team

Pete Henshaw

Pete Henshaw

Pete has been editor of Headteacher Update for more than three years and has worked in education publishing and journalism for more than eight years. He originally trained as a journalist and spent several years working on local and regional newspapers before deciding to specialise in education.

He is also the editor of SecEd, Headteacher Update's sister secondary title, a position which he has held for more than eight years. Pete is passionate about the role of both magazines in supporting education professionals across the UK. You can follow Pete on Twitter @pwhenshaw.

 Email Pete Henshaw
 +44 (0) 207 501 6771

Jimli Barua

Jimli Barua
Advertisement Manager

Jimli has worked in the education industry for more than 6 years and leads the commercial activity in Headteacher Update, working with a wide range of companies and organisations to ensure their products and services are presented in the most effective way possible to the right audience in the primary education sector.

Jimli also works on Headteacher Update’s sister title, SecEd and is passionate about the role of both magazines in assisting product and service providers in these sector reaching senior decision makers through innovative and effective marketing and communication activities.

 Email Jimli Barua
 +44 (0)207 501 6340

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