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About Matt Bromley

Matt Bromley is an experienced school and college leader, an education writer and consultant, and a teacher-trainer.

He is Group Director of Teaching and Learning for Derby College and the DCET multi-academy trust.

Matt also writes on education for various outlets including The Guardian, Headteacher Update, Autus Education News, and SecEd magazine.

Prior to this, Matt was acting Headteacher of the highest performing comprehensive school in its authority and one of the top five most improved schools in England, a school judged ‘good with outstanding features’ under Ofsted’s new framework less than three years after being in ‘special measures’. During his tenure, the number of students achieving 5 GCSEs at grades A* to C including in English and Maths went from 50% to 85%.

Matt has also worked with Solutions for School as an education consultant and as a consultant headteacher and teacher-trainer with a number of companies including Creative Education, CPD for Teachers, and The School INSET Company. He has also been a GCSE and A Level examiner.

He has over fifteen years’ senior leadership experience in the public and private sectors including over eight years on the leadership team of two schools: one a large inner-city school, the other a small rural school. Prior to teaching, he was a senior manager in the telecoms industry; he has also worked in journalism.

He has an Honours degree in English Language and Literature, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and the National Professional Qualification for Headship. He holds professional qualifications in child protection and safer recruitment.

He is the author of several books for teachers – published by Autus Books – including the Amazon best-sellers ‘Leadership for Learning’, ‘Ofsted Thriving Not Surviving’, and ‘The IQ Myth‘. He edited the Amazon best-seller ‘SPaG Book: A Teacher’s Guide to Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar’. His latest book is ‘How to Become a School Leader’ which, like all his books, is available in paperback and in various ebook formats from www.booksforschool.eu.

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