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Voices in Education - Who to Follow on LinkedIn


A by-no-means-exhaustive list of people in education that I think are worth a LinkedIn follow! I'll keep adding to this list. Please send me your recommendations!

(In no particular order!)

Dr. Pooky Knightsmith - For everything around child mental health and more. Amazing CPD & books!

Pranav Patel - Author of 'The Antiracist Educator', TED speaker and leader of conversations around equality and inclusion in education.

Phil Sharrock - School improvement expert who shares insightful comments on teaching, leadership, and the occasional motorcycle.

Louise Dawson - Another awesome inclusion advocate. Louise also runs a brilliant website.

Alex Quigley - Author of some excellent books & Senior Associate at the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). Evidence-informed teaching & learning.

Hannah Wilson - Director of diverse educators. Trusted voice on leadership, diversity, coaching & more!

Bennie Kara - Expert on curriculum, leadership, diversity & more! Also a fantastic speaker!

Paul Dix - Author of one of my favourite education books - 'When the Adults Change, Everything Changes'. Speaks passionately about behaviour and emotional / relational classroom management.

Dame Alison Peacock - Chief Executive at Chartered College of Teaching. Inspirational school leadership. There aren't enough words to describe everything she covers - well worth a follow!

Karl Pupé - Author of 'The Action Hero Teacher'. Specialist in classroom management, social emotional mental health and wellbeing.

Ross Morrison McGill - AKA. The Teacher Toolkit. You've probably already heard of Ross, but if you haven't then here's your cue! Source of excellent classroom resources and ideas.

Jules Daulby - Co-founder of @WomenEd. Speaks passionately about inclusion, SEND, Education Technology & more!

Dr Mine Conkbayir Author of 'Early Childhood and Neuroscience'. Expert on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and early years education.

Adele Bates - Author of 'Miss, I don't give a sh*t'. Another great follow for behaviour and inclusion!

Chris Dyson - Inspirational school leader who puts wellbeing at the heart of everything!

Lisa Cherry - Author of the fantastic book 'Conversations that make a difference for Children and Young People'. Expert on trauma informed education.

Mark Anderson - Also known as @ICTEvangelist. Talks about EdTech and technology solutions.

Frances Akinde - Trusted voice in inclusion, SEND and neurodiversity.

Mike Arminger - Another excellent advisor on the topics of social emotional mental health and trauma.

Andrew Moffat - Founder of 'No Outsiders', speaks passionately about inclusion, diversity, community cohesion.

Liz Pemberton - Also known as @theblacknurserymanager. Talks about inclusive practice in the early years and anti-racism.

Lorraine Peterson - Shares valuable insights on additional needs / SEND and mental health.

Jon Tait - Talks about school leadership, pedagogy and more. Author of four books!

Abigail Hawkins - A 'must follow' for SENCos. A wealth of knowledge on additional needs / SEND.

Prof. Amanda Kirby - Champion of inclusion. Shares important thoughts on neurodiversity.

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