‣ Best-Selling Author Of “The Magic-Weaving Business”
‣ Expert At Centre For Educational Leadership, Manchester University
Sir John is one of a small, select band of educational professionals who have not only had their achievements recognised in the New Year’s Honours List (2003), but have been able to help and inspire others with their knowledge and passion. One of the most entertaining, inspiring and sought-after speakers on the global educational stage, his achievements and reputation for straight-talking, leadership and creativity have led him to be invited on to a number of panels and think- tanks.
When Headteacher of three secondary schools over a period of 17 years, he was asked to join the Government’s Policy Action Team for Neighbourhood Renewal at the Social Exclusion Unit. He was also a member of the Headteachers’ National Focus Group on Truancy and Exclusion and the Excellence in Cities Project at the DfES. Sir John was part of the National Remodelling Team and the Leadership and Development Unit sponsored by the National College for School Leadership.
Working part-time at the Centre for Educational Leadership at Manchester University, he presented on a range of programmes as well as designing and delivering a Master’s Course at Liverpool University focused on the leadership of change. A Non-Executive Director on the board of Aintree Hospitals Trust, he was also a Governor of two schools on Merseyside.
Most Popular Speaker in 2016-2017
JJ1 (New!) Becoming A World-class Education System by Transformative School Leadership
BY Sir John Jones
Highly sought after and world-renowned speaker, Sir John Jones, will explore a groundbreaking set of forward-thinking methodologies in this particular keynote. These will include an in-depth analysis of the current changing world, the demands such ongoing global adjustments will result in, and the impact they will have in the greater scheme of things. SIr John will use case studies around the world to help participants to gain the best insights on improving the following areas in education:
Sir John will get to the heart of the topic at hand, exploring the reasons behind people’s resistance to change, going on to scrutinize the array of myths that surround the education system. In addition, he will reveal to his audience how to transfer focus to our own paradigm shifts that occur within our individual thought processes, and how to effectively embrace a positive adjustment in mindset and outlook.
JJ2 (New!) Reinventing Future Schools for 21st Century Outcomes (TBC)
BY Sir John Jones
Globally renowned speaker, Sir John Jones, will be delving into the topic of creating and developing schools of the future that function with heightened effectiveness and efficiency. Sir John will cover the enduring power of learning, and the vital roles both schools and their teachers play in making a difference where it matters the most.
Sir John will take the audience on a journey of detailed thought-processes, raising awareness to the great need for enhanced creativity in schools, as well as ingenuity, portability and flexibility. Sir John will reveal what “great” truly looks like, and what qualities and attributes are required to get there. Sir John has an in-depth understanding of the relentless pursuit of excellence, and will be covering its ins and outs in great detail.