Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang


Inspired by his experience of growing up in foster care, Emmanuel founded The Lighthouse, an organisation with a vision of radically improving education outcomes for children in care.

Emmanuel is a former English teacher and trained on the Teach First programme between 2011 and 2013.¬†Concerned with the low educational attainment of looked after children The Lighthouse is a new type of children’s home based on 3 years of research by Teach First ambassadors.