Dr Simon Breakspear

Research Fellow

Dr. Simon Breakspear is a researcher, advisor, and speaker on educational leadership, policy, and change. He is the Executive Director of the global consultancy Agile Schools, and Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales, Gonski Institute for Education. Simon’s educational frameworks and tools make complex ideas easier to understand and act on. His speaking and advisory work have given him the opportunity to work with over 100,000 educators across 10 countries. He is also the creator of Learning Sprints, an open-source teacher learning approach used by thousands of educators across the planet to enhance their expertise and impact. Simon is passionate about supporting school leadership development at scale. He serves as an expert advisor to the NSW Department of Education School Leadership Institute, the AITSL Leadership Steering Committee, and the Ontario Principals’ Council international school leadership program.