Stronger Leaders, Stronger Teachers, Stronger Schools

Dr Michael Harpham - Director

Michael is an experienced headteacher, school leader, teacher, consultant and coach. 

He began his studies at the Royal Academy of Music, has two Master’s in Leadership & Management and is completing a Doctorate with the University of Greenwich, specialising in senior leadership team development.  Thus, he is able to bring significant authority and ability to the training of school leaders.  

With twenty-five years’ teaching experience, fourteen of those at senior leadership level in a broad range of inner and outer London secondary schools, he is also able to bring extensive educational and leadership experience to your school. 

Based on past experience, key areas of expertise he is able to offer include: strategic and operational leadership; improving systems, processes and policies; Expansion; improving assessment practice; leadership and staff training and development; driving staff performance; change management; safeguarding & pastoral leadership and communications & marketing. 

Member of Association of School and College Leaders

Member of British Educational Research Association

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