Simon Breakspear | Founder & CEO
Agile Schools

Simon Breakspear, Founder & CEO, Agile Schools

A deep researcher and compelling communicator, Dr Simon Breakspear is a trusted advisor and improvement partner to school and system leaders. By distilling cutting-edge research Breakspear develops practical frameworks and tools that make evidence-based ideas actionable and easy to understand. He serves as an advisor to the NSW Department of Education School Leadership Institute and sits on the AITSL School Leadership and Teaching Expert Standing Committee. He is also the author of the recent book Teaching Sprints.

Simon received his BPsych (Hons) from UNSW, his MSc in Comparative and International Education from the University of Oxford and his PhD in Education from the University of Cambridge. He was a Commonwealth Scholar at Oxford and a Gates Scholar at Cambridge. Simon began his work in education as a high school teacher.


Day 2 @ 13:55

Agile School Leadership - Navigating Complexity through and Beyond COVID-19

Enhancing leadership agility is the best response to growing levels of complexity, ambiguity and uncertainty. Agile Leadership provides a dynamic approach to leading educational change that enables leaders at all levels to adapt quickly, learn rapidly and iterate towards their desired impact. This compelling and practical presentation will explore how to:
  • Embrace agile mindsets
  • Focus on the right work in the right sequence
  • Engage in iterative action to accelerate collective learning
  • Harness formative evidence to steer and course-correct through change
  • Empower your team to gain cut-through and build momentum in their improvement efforts.
last published: 16/Aug/21 09:05 GMT
last published: 16/Aug/21 09:05 GMT
last published: 16/Aug/21 09:05 GMT

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