Dan Roberts, Headteacher of Devonport High School for Boys in Plymouth, believes it is crucial to empower young people to take control of their future.By building the right culture and environment, educators can help ensure that children can truly flourish and develop into adults that wish to have a positive impact on their local, national and international communities.
Crisp, captivating and authentic, the book suggests fresh and practical new ideas and opportunities both within the classroom and outside.Dan Roberts' passion for young people is unmistakable, whether speaking before a TED London audience or advising the Obama administration as part of their education technology reform 2020 plan.
About the author
Dan Roberts is a self-professed 'geek' who has always loved school...and is sometimes known as 'The Chicken Man' (a moniker bestowed on him by his students during an especially unique class project called 'Recharge the Battery'. As he explained to the TED London crowd, 'Learning actually saved me several times as I was growing up.' Luckily for his students, Roberts has kept that love of learning, and it translates into his teaching each day. So much so, he has won numerous national and international teaching awards, most recently the ICT Visionary in Education at the TES Schools Awards.
He has held various positions of responsibility within secondary schools, including Deputy Headteacher at Saltash.net Community School in Cornwall and most recently for the last 18 months was Headteacher at the International School of Seychelles. His five minutes of fame was in 2009 when he advised the Obama administration as part of their educational technology reform 2020 plan. Dan is currently Headteacher at Devonport High School for Boys in Plymouth which is in the top 50 state schools in the UK.
|No of pages||122|
|Publication Date||24 Nov 2017|