Stephen has experience as a teacher, senior leader and education adviser, working in and with schools in the West Midlands. He has been a governor of eight schools over a period of more than 30 years. In July 2017, he completed a professional doctorate at the University of Manchester and was appointed to a part-time post as Lecturer in Educational Leadership and Programme Director of the MA Education (Teach First Leadership) programme. The title of Stephen’s doctoral project was Academisation: A dynamic process of systemic change in England. He presented his thesis in Journal Format. Four of the chapters have been published or are in press.
Doctor of Education, University of Manchester, 2017
Master of Business Administration, University of Leicester, 1999
Master of Arts, University of Cambridge, 1974