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A beginner’s guide to Professor Andy Hargreaves

Best known for: In January 2015, Hargreaves was ranked the number six scholar with the most influence on US policy. He consults with organisations and governments all over the world and has authored or edited over 30 books, several of which have gained awards. He currently serves as adviser in education to the Premier of Ontario. He is also foundin...
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A beginner’s guide to Jo Boaler

Where does she work? Jo Boaler is currently a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University, and faculty director of YouCubed, a provider of new and innovative techniques and resources for the teaching of maths. She completed her PhD in mathematics education at King's College London. Quick facts: Born:  1964 Nationality: Briti...
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A beginner’s guide to Dr Rebecca Allen

Where does she work? In early 2018 Allen took up a new role as director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science (CEIS) at the Institute of Education (IoE). The Centre focuses on leading path-breaking research about educational system improvement. This encompasses the science of learning and teaching For three years previously (2015 - 2...
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A beginner’s guide to Doug Lemov

Best known for: Lemov has become something of a household name in teaching circles following the success of his 2010 book Teach Like a Champion . Based on best practices from experienced teachers, the book provides practical knowledge and proven techniques to help teachers teach better. Now in its second edition, Lemov's guide to '62 techniques tha...
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A beginner’s guide to Doctor Michael Fullan

Best known for: Fullan is a prolific, award-winning author whose books have been published in many languages. Many of his books have been recognised as books of the year. As well as writing, Fullan is also a global advocate of leadership in education. Through his work with NPDL he encourages a transformative approach to education, seeing teachers a...
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