Meet the Experts

Alex Quigley

Alex is an English teacher and Director of Huntington Research School, York, UK. He can be found on Twitter @HuntingEnglish and blogs at

David Wright

David Wright is a head teacher and head of a pupil referral unit.

Geoff Barton

Geoff Barton is the General Secretary for the Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL). A former headteacher, he has also written and edited more than 100 books on English and school leadership. He is a Founding Fellow of the English Association and a regular writer and speaker on education.

Janet Tod

Janet Tod is Emeritus Professor of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. She is a British Psychological Society (BPS) chartered educational and clinical psychologist.

Lizana Oberholzer

Lizana Oberholzer, Programme Leader of the MA Leadership in Education at UEL, UK, is an experienced senior leader and former SCITT Director. She carries out research into leadership in schools, the impact of the school-based curriculum approaches on teacher education. She is a NASBTT Trustee, Regional Lead for WomenED, and a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching.

Philip Garner

Philip Garner is Professor of Education at Nottingham Trent University. He has published widely on issues relating to SEN and EBD.

Roland Chaplain

Roland Chaplain is a chartered psychologist, educational consultant and behaviour management specialist in the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK. He has experience as a teacher, headteacher and senior lecturer in Psychology.

Simon Ellis

Simon Ellis is a Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. He has previously worked as a Key Stage 3 national strategy behaviour and attendance consultant and local authority behaviour support service manager.

Terry Haydn

Terry Haydn worked for 20 years in a challenging inner-city secondary school in the North of England and more recently has worked in teacher education in Manchester, London and East Anglia. He is currently Professor of Education at the University of East Anglia, UK..

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