Dr Simon Breakspear is passionate about enhancing the effectiveness of leaders and teams.  He is a dynamic international speaker, well known for his ability to simplify complex ideas and provide practical strategies that leaders can use the next day. Over the last decade he has shared his unique insights, research and strategies with over 100,000 educators across 10 countries.

Simon’s sessions aim to provoke fresh thinking and be a catalyst for meaningful progress. He weaves research, metaphor and story to enable leaders to understand the why, what and how of realising positive change in their unique contexts.

Simon can engage a large conference with thousands of attendees or craft a compelling conversation during a more intimate dialogue or retreat. You can find out more about Simon’s key topics below. His sessions are always highly tailored to the unique needs of the client and the specific aims of the event.

If you would like to enquire about Simon’s availability to speak at your event, please get in touch. GET IN TOUCH.

Agile Leadership

Responding to complexity with new levels of agility.  Changing times call for responsive leaders who can create progress despite complexity and ambiguity.

Enhancing Teacher Expertise

How overloaded educators can continually enhance their expertise and impact.  Numerous research studies confirm that teacher quality has the largest in-school influence on student learning, and that high-quality professional learning can lead to improvements in student achievement.

Responsive Teams

How leaders can accomplish new levels of impact together. Leadership is most effectively exercised through the work of teams. The leadership of learning is a shared responsibility of a team of leaders, of which the principal serves as the ‘lead learner’.

The Science of Human Learning

How the science of learning can shape how we teach. What should educators know about how learning takes place? How might this be informed by the best available research.

Overcoming Resistance

Why effective educational change is mostly about the people stuff.  Good strategy without effective implementation is useless.

Focused on Impact

How to get to the core of your pathway to impact. All educational leaders want to impact the learning lives of students.

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Working with Simon is the safest way to make sure a high profile, ambitious event for school leaders breaks new ground and leaves people wanting more. Nobody can engage, challenge, provoke, and entertain a room full of school leaders like Simon Breakspear.
- S. Tierney - Director, Education, Teaching & Learning Strategy Asia, Microsoft
Simon is exceptional in his approach and revolutionary in his ideas for education. He is a great asset to any organisation, looking to gain a refreshing and cutting-edge perspective in improving education.
- INTASE - Organiser of World Educational Leadership Summit 2015
Your keynote address was much appreciated and well received. Thank you for helping us support teachers and their students in schools.
- Joe Alvaro. President, Economics and Business Educators NSW
Your presentation was lively and engaging and a great way to start the second day of the conference! Your ideas and breadth of knowledge internationally were very well received and provoked a lot of discussion afterwards.
- Robyn Vidler. President, AUSTAFE Inc.
Charismatic, earnest and connecting well to every kind of audience, Simon has touched the lives of so many educational leaders, teachers and students. A great facilitator, curator and catalyst.
- Avnita Bir. Principal R.N Podar School Mumbai, India. Board Member, Central Board of Secondary Education
Simon's truly excellent presentation reinforced exactly what we wanted and provided challenges to inspire us further
- M.Piddington - Principal, Sydney Distance Education High School
Simon is a brilliant keynote speaker – engaging the audience with humour and charisma while delivering practical, meaningful content.
- Elizabeth Li - Producer of EduTECH and FutureSchools, Association and Communications Events
Simon maintains a high degree of currency and simplifies the complex, making it readily accessible for others. It is both affirming and empowering to spend time listening to and embracing his content.
- Principal - Campbelltown Primary School Sydney
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