UCL Institute of Education
James was a Science teacher for 12 years, and spent 8 years in school leadership roles. He has an MA in Person-Centred Education from the University of Sussex, and a PhD in Learning to Learn from the University of Cambridge. James is the Director of Rethinking Education, a consultancy promoting research-informed approaches to professional development and school improvement. He also works as a Bespoke Programmes Leader at the UCL London Institute of Education, working with teachers and schools throughout the UK to promote research-informed approaches to professional development and school improvement. James is a passionate advocate of practitioner inquiry as a basis for professional development, and implementation science as a framework for school improvement. He is an Associate of Oracy Cambridge, an organisation dedicated to promoting effective speaking and listening skills in schools and the wider society, and a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching.