Jim Knight – The Rt Hon Lord Knight of Weymouth

Jim Knight works in education, medtech and as a legislator. He is the Chief Education and External Officer at TES Global Ltd, the news, training, jobs and resource sharing service for teachers. His responsibilities include Tes Resources and Communications and Public Affairs… Read More


Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards

Born in Cheltenham, England, Michael Edwards, better known as Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards, was the first competitor to represent the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team in Olympic Ski jumping. In 2016, he was portrayed by Taron Egerton in the… Read More

Lisa Damour – PhD

Lisa writes the monthly Adolescence column for the New York Times, serves as a regular contributor to CBS News, maintains a private psychotherapy practice, consults and speaks internationally, is a Senior Advisor to the Schubert… Read More


Dr Carrie Grant (hc)

Carrie is a BAFTA award-winning broadcaster, vocal coach and advocate. Her TV and music career has spanned over 35 years. She was awarded a MOBO award in ’98 and a BASCA in 2008 for her lifetime services to the music industry. She has been awarded two honorary doctorates (University of Bedfordshire 2018, Middlesex University 2020). She has both the biggest selling vocal coaching … Read More


Andrew Hammond

Andrew has worked in schools for over twenty years, as a Class-teacher, Head of Department, Deputy Head and Headteacher in both independent and maintained sector schools. He recently joined Discovery … Read More

Tom Bennett

Tom Bennett is the founder of researchED, a grass-roots organisation that raises research literacy in education. Since 2013 researchED has visited three continents and six countries, attracting… Read More


Tom Sherrington

Tom Sherrington has worked in schools as a teacher and leader for 30 years. He is now a consultant specialising in teacher development and curriculum and assessment planning. He is the author of the popular… Read More


Oliver Caviglioli

Oliver was a special school headteacher for a decade before starting a career as trainer, illustrator and information designer. With an architect father, and decades of working with educational psychologists… Read More


Clive Leach

Clive works extensively within the education, public, and business sectors as an executive, leadership and career coach. He also designs and facilitates highly rated workshop programs in Australia, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the US, and the UK, focusing… Read More


Andy Hinds, Senior Consultant with Enhancing Learning Ltd.

A former primary Head Teacher, with over 25 years of classroom experience, Andy is now a senior consultant with Enhancing Learning Ltd, an independent consultancy company.
Andy is driven by a passion for… Read More

Dr Sue Sheppard

Sue is a Senior Specialist Educational Psychologist who is a Consultant at the Lorna Wing Centre for Autism (part of the National Autistic Society), where she has worked for the last 23 years. Her role there includes clinical diagnosis and… Read More

Ges Smith

Ges Smith is an Executive Headteacher in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.  He has worked in and led inner city schools since he qualified as a Drama teacher from the Institute of Education in the early 1980s. His career path has encompassed working in mainstream comprehensive schools, an EBD special school… Read More

Vic Goddard

Vic Goddard is proud to be a council estate boy from South London but suffers the curse of therefore being a Crystal Palace Fan; if you caught any of ‘Educating Essex’ he was probably the one crying.  Vic, from a young ageRead More