James has been working in education for 22 Years. For 14 years as a Senior Leader and the last 4 as a Headteacher. James is passionate about developing leadership that is inspiring, creative and strategic. ames needed to use all of these skills to implement systematic organisational restructure during a time of challenge, financially and educationally. The last year of James’ Headship at Marlwood School was captured by TV cameras as part of the BBC2 series ‘School’. The series was made with the intention to highlight to the public the challenges being faced by schools and their leaders and to contribute to the debate on Education. James is the Director of InspirEDucate, using his experiences to support Schools and their leaders.
Keynote Session 1 | Where’s Your Head At? – Reflections on a first Headship and hopes for the future. Keynote Session 2 | Panel Debate, chaired by Laura McInerney