A mindsets and resilience expert and published author with considerable knowledge of a variety of fields in the education sector, Steve has a proven reputation for providing high-quality, dynamic and engaging training.
Steve has supported hundreds of primary and secondary schools, working nationwide and globally to develop and embed effective approaches for developing growth mindsets and learning resilience. He has over 12 years of experience in further and higher education, including time spent as a PGCE senior lecturer and course leader. With a deep knowledge of teaching success and technology enhanced learning, Steve is at the very forefront of modern pedagogy.
Steve is an experienced inspector, senior examiner and quality improvement advisor. Thanks to his work as an educational consultant on a wide range of national quality and workforce development programmes, Steve has an extensive knowledge of quality improvement and development.
A passionate believer in inspiring continuous self-improvement in teachers, Steve maintains his own professional development through his research and membership of a range of academic institutions. His areas of expertise include:
- Further Education
- Teaching and Learning
- Whole-school Improvement
Whole School Programmes
Steve is the accredited Osiris Mindsets Programme manager, and is actively involved in its delivery. The Osiris Mindsets Programme is a one-year intervention aimed at introducing and embedding growth mindset practices in schools, using a combination of presentational input and facilitated research.
“Thank you! A day that has my staff buzzing and I have already both seen and heard changes in their pedagogy” Jo Keeble, Headteacher “Steve is knowledgeable, professional and informative. He is highly approachable and a brilliant leader.” Ros French, INSET Delegate “Incredibly knowledgeable, passionate and inspiring. Very well prepared. I feel that I have already formed actions to take.” Seb Descrettes, Course Delegate “[Steve’s] session was informative, applicable and exactly what we were looking for to launch this year’s CPD programme. It was, without doubt, the best session we have had from OSIRIS and I sincerely hope we can work together again in the future.” John Buxton, Senior Lead Practitioner
A selection of Steve’s work includes: Enhancing Learning Through Technology in Lifelong Learning: Fresh Ideas: Innovative Strategies 2013, Open University Press Teaching and Training Vocational Learners 2013, Learning Matters