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Keynote Speakers

“Your keynote was perfect! Feedback from delegates identified your inspirational and thought-provoking keynote as the highlight of the day.” Silvana Tejón,

Our keynotes inspire, challenge, and encourage in equal measure. We interpret the most up-to-date research and share examples of how education could be better, without a bag of guilt to weigh you down.

We’re neither ‘edutainers’ nor are we ‘script-readers’; instead, we weave compelling narratives, gentle good humour, and expert recommendations into presentations that hold your attention and stay with you long after the event is over.

As a group of full-time staff, we have the capacity to walk alongside after our keynotes. We offer evaluation visits; coaching (virtual or face-to-face); and long-term, in-depth consultancy that ensures all staff take actions to significantly improve learning outcomes. Our keynotes, therefore, are just the beginning – 15 years of repeat business and word-of-mouth recommendations will point to our effectiveness; our stories of impact will provide it to you.

Our Keynote Speakers

James Nottingham, FRSA

James Nottingham is regarded by many as one of the most engaging and thought-provoking presenters in the world of education. He brings rare clarity and insight to research evidence; a breadth and depth of exemplar that connects with the lived lives of teachers & leaders; and a sense of story and humour that makes learning so much more memorable and sustainable.

He is creator of The Learning Pit®; author of nine books for teachers, leaders and parents; co-founder of; and executive director of Challenging Learning. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and listed among the Future 500 – a ‘definitive list of the UK’s most forward-thinking and brightest innovators.’

Our Other Expert Keynote Speakers

All of our keynote speakers are superb – if they weren’t, we wouldn’t recommend them! George Telford (AU) has a well-earned, excellent reputation across Asia Pacific for his clarity, humour and understanding of context; and the Swedish ‘boy’ Bosse Larsson brings the perfect blend of rich and varied educational experience together with gentle good humour and sense of purpose (in English or Swedish).

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