I’m Dan Edwards. 

From working in education, my experience has led me from a world of teaching a timetable of GCSEs and A-Levels to an even more complex career of holding leadership roles in both secondary and primary sectors, notwithstanding a long spell working in various education units in adolescent residential social care, to a brief sojourn teaching post-graduates as a visiting lecturer at universities. To then, finally, a principal of a large primary school.

From working in education for many years, my experience has led me from a world of teaching a timetable of GCSEs and A-Levels to an even more complex career of holding leadership roles in both secondary and primary sectors, notwithstanding a long spell working in various education units in adolescent residential social care, to a brief sojourn teaching post-graduates as a visiting lecturer at universities. To then, finally, the here and now: a principal of a large primary school in the heart of Leicester City.

In addition to my role as principal, I am a regular columnist for both Teach Primary, The Headteacher magazine and SSAT, where I share my views and opinions on leadership, school culture and teaching and learning. Further to this written work, I regularly speak both nationally and internationally about leadership and organisational culture to a wide range of audiences. I also host a regular education forum on Twitter called #SaturdayEdChat and a weekly Tuesday evening radio show on Teachers Talk Radio.

Through this site, I want to share my experiences, thoughts and opinions and, if possible, support others in their learning and leadership development.