Rory Kennedy

Rory Kennedy
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Company: DfE

Rory Kennedy is Director of Apprenticeships in the Department for Education, leading the development of the Government’s apprenticeship reforms, a role he took up in October 2017. Prior to joining Apprenticeships, he was Divisional Director for Free Schools in the Education Funding Agency and has worked in free schools policy and delivery since the formation of the policy in 2010. Rory has worked in the Department for Education since 2004 including 2 year long secondments, one in the New Zealand Ministry of Education and one as Assistant Director of Schools in Haringey last year. He began his working life as a teacher of politics and history and dabbled in journalism and press office work in the US and Ireland before returning to education in the London Borough of Camden.