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.
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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.
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.
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.