The lead on Scotland’s Outdoors Education strategy, he was also involved in the devolved management of schools initiative and was a central player in Scotland’s challenging Curriculum for Excellence project. A highly entertaining and engaging speaker, he has worked across the UK with teachers, school leaders and governors and is currently chair of the York Education Partnership.
He is behind Creative Conversations in Edinburgh, bringing together artists and educators, is a leading player in Scotland’s regular Festival of Dangerous Ideas and helped draft Creative Scotland’s recent manifesto on learning and creativity.
Feedback from recent events include:
"A big thank you for today, I really enjoyed it and found it very useful. I particularly enjoyed the discussion about reflecting on our own experiences in school, and creating a sense of identity for all. The school develop discussion and three simple questions were also very useful"
"I wonder if you could pass on a huge thank you to David for his talk to our PG Learning and Teaching staff and students. It was such a high point in an excellent weekend. David’s passion, knowledge, humour and sense of purpose is truly remarkable. I would greatly appreciate it if you could pass on our sincere thanks to him for his thought-provoking, inspiring and hugely entertaining contribution to our weekend"
"I just wanted to let you know how inspired we were by David Cameron's presentation last Thursday. It was very informative and the staff really enjoyed his anecdotes together with the serious side of his message."
"Feedback received from headteachers who attended the conference welcomed your lively and humorous start to the day on Friday being “the morning after the night before”. The enthusiastic and positive responses from delegates referred to your speech as ‘superb’, ‘inspirational’, ‘entertaining’, ‘engaging’, ‘excellent’, ‘outstanding’, ‘brilliant’ ‘fantastic’ and ‘thought provoking"
“The Real David Cameron - Making a Difference - Outstanding! Entertaining, Inspirational, totally in touch with how teachers are currently feeling.”
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David has been with Independent Thinking since January 2014 and is one of The 33
David's Basic Disclosure Scotland certificate number is 200000007241055 issued on 25th November 2016
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For many schools, getting parents to the school for an event is something that is only beaten in difficulty by getting the right parents to school for an event. That said, the parents who do come to our Learning and Motivation for Parents Events always head home buzzing with ideas that are not only helpful in dealing with their children but also very relevant for their own careers and personal development.
Being a governor is an incredibly important task these days so we are delighted when we are asked to support them in their work in all sorts of schools around the country. Apart from ensuring the event is an entertaining and enjoyable one for all, especialy as it is so often on a rainy Saturday, we make sure our input is informative, relevant, up to date and guarantees all governors go back into their schools knowing what to look for, what to do and the rights sorts of questions to ask.