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"Independent What Now?"

Nearly 30 years on, we feel we're onto something.

'Why didn't anyone tell me this stuff when I was at school?' was the starting point for what has become a unique and highly influential organisation in education across the UK and beyond.

It was a question asked by Independent Thinking founder Ian Gilbert many years ago and led him to do something about it, first as a French teacher and then through the work nationally and internationally of Independent Thinking, the Independent Thinking Press and some very talented educators who have become Associates and friends.

As the areas that Independent Thinking address - online, in print and in the room - have widened from teaching and learning, motivation and creativity to leadership, social justice, neuroscience, inclusion, the environment and well-being, our core principle has remained the same:

When you change people's thinking, you change their lives.

And that changes everything.

In May 2024 we will be celebrating our 30th birthday. Over the past three decades we have become part of the professional lives of tens of thousands of educators all around the world.

We're still learning, we're still evolving and we're still messing with people's heads in order to make education even better.

Call us on +44(0)1267 211432 or e-mail to find out the many ways we can help you.

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