About Us

MadeleineHolt-portrait-smallerMadeleine Holt is involved in a number of education projects. Through Schools on Screen she makes films for innovative schools, for schools wanting to raise their profile with parents, and for the More than a Score alliance for alternatives to SATs which she helped set up. She is also a co-founder of Rescue Our Schools, a parent-led campaign group for properly funded, imaginative and locally accountable state education. In 2019 she won the Fred and Anne Jarvis Award for education campaigning from the National Education Union. She is regularly interviewed in the media. She was previously a reporter at the BBC for twenty years, most recently as culture correspondent on Newsnight.


Issi Nash joined the Meet the Parents team in 2016 and is also a founding member of the campaign group Rescue Our Schools. She is as passionate about the creative arts as she is about education. Issi works for a variety of clients doing web design, project co-ordination, marketing and communications. She also makes resin landscapes and has been a personal assistant at the Boundary gallery for several years.

Steve Sklair

Steve is an experienced all-round filmmaker. He was initially a picture editor on Panorama and Arena, then Channel 4. He subsequently moved into filming, producing and directing and became a series producer. Awards include a BAFTA for best single documentary, a FELIX (European Academy Award) Special Mention, and a UNICEF award for furthering the rights of the child. He now works on education films for Meet the Parents alongside corporate films and campaign films for the web, including for the More than a Score alliance against SATS.