Tom Bennett has been the UK government’s school ‘behaviour czar’, advising on behaviour policy, as well as chairing the mental health in schools panel; currently he leads the DfE behaviour hubs project.
He is also the founder of researchED, a grass-roots organisation that raises research literacy in education and campaigns for better evidence awareness worldwide. It now holds events in five continents and thirteen countries, attracting thousands of followers and generating discussion and change in schools throughout the world. He is also the editor of researchED magazine, with over 15,000 global subscribers.
He has written four books about teacher training, and in 2015 he was longlisted as one of the world’s top teachers in the GEMS Global Teacher Prize. In the same year he made the Huffington Post’s top ten global bloggers list. He is also the director of Tom Bennett Training, which supports some of the most disadvantaged students and schools in England, by helping them to raise standards. His online resources have been viewed over 1,200,000 times, and he is a teacher-fellow of Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge.