130 people have been recognised for their services to education and driving forward social mobility in the 2018 New Year Honours list.

Recipients recognised in the New Year Honours 2018 list have all been chosen for their outstanding contributions to society, in particular their work to give every child, whatever their background, the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Some of the inspiring stories include a couple who have fostered more than 50 children over the last thirty years, a headteacher who turned her school around and developed a specialist autism unit, and teachers who have worked tirelessly to transform struggling schools in their communities.

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