Joseph Spence (headmaster)

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Joseph A. F. Spence is an educationalist and the current Master of Dulwich College. He was previously Headmaster of Oakham School and Master in College at Eton College.[1][2]

Education career[edit]

From 1987 to 1992, Spence taught history and politics at Eton College, a public boys boarding school in Eton, Berkshire.[1][3] He served as Master in College, responsible for the boarding house containing the King's Scholars, from 1992 to 2002.[4] He then moved to Oakham School, a co-educational independent school in Rutland, where he was Headmaster.[3] In 2009, he became Master of Dulwich College, a boys public school in South London.[5]


  1. ^ a b Moss, Paul (12 May 2010). "Why has Eton produced so many prime ministers?". BBC News. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dr. Joe Spence". Board of trustees. Inspiring Futures. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "The Master's Welcome". Dulwich College. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "What makes a good school?". Service Parents' Guide to Boarding Schools. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "On the move". TES Newspaper. 11 September 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
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Preceded by
Graham G. Able
Master of Dulwich College