Speaker profile

Stuart Gardner

CEO
Thinking Schools Academy Trust (Confirmed)

Stuart Gardner, CEO, Thinking Schools Academy Trust

Stuart is a well-qualified, experienced education practitioner recognised for his outstanding leadership by Ofsted: MSc (Distinction), University of Kent; National Leader of Education; National Professional Qualification for Headship; 2:1 BA (Hons), University of Bristol.

Stuart has demonstrated outstanding educational leadership in a variety of contexts: four years as Headteacher of an Outstanding School; parachuted as Headteacher into a school in Special Measures and took it to Good in 12 months; Executive Headteacher of four secondary schools; CEO of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust with 15 schools consisting of primary schools; junior schools; comprehensive schools; high schools and grammar schools.

Stuart is passionate about cognition and the use of the understanding of cognitive processes to enhance teaching and learning, his dissertation on the use of Memory Skills to improve student outcomes has been published by the University of Kent.

Agenda sessions

DAY 1 - November 21, 2018

  • RECRUITMENT AND WORKFORCE

    • 10:00 am
      Case Study: How the Thinking Schools Academy Trust retains the talent