Roy Blatchford has worked in nearly every sector of education from the classroom to Whitehall. During the past forty years he has been a teacher, headteacher, school governor, government adviser, director of various educational charities, Ofsted inspector, national trainer and keynote speaker. Roy was Her Majesty’s Inspector of Schools in England, with lead responsibility for school improvement and for the national inspection of good and outstanding schools. More recently, he has helped establish inspection and school review systems in New York, Dubai and Mumbai. He was appointed CBE for services to education in the 2016 New Year Honours.
Roy is the author/editor of over 150 books including the best-selling ‘The Restless School’; his latest book is ‘Success is a Journey’, and in chapter 20, inspired by a visit to our desert centre, he reflects on the importance of learning outside of the classroom. Click on the image to access the article.