Business Psychologist; committed to making a difference. Over 20 years’ experience in education, with research exploring pedagogy choices, stress management, self-efficacy and educational demands. I have seen pressure motivate, increase focus, and have a positive effect on both the individual and group dynamic.I have also witnessed the damaging impact that excessive pressure when not managed can have on thoughts, behaviour, and health. I form part of the Collective; to support organisations on a primary, secondary and tertiary level, to increase awareness, to reduce risk and to create happier and healthier working environments.
A highly committed, proactive and enterprising Advisor/Educational leader with successful international and national educational reform, development and transformation expertise. An exceptional communicator, positive and driven, adept at developing and implementing extremely effective strategic enterprises across a diversity of areas, particularly teacher and leadership development K-12 and higher education. Worked closely and established positive relationships with the Ministers of Education, CEO’s, Executive Directors, Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Vice- Presidents, Presidents, Directors and Government leads. With experienced as a principal in Australia, Director with GEMS Education across the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, and key principal consultant (school improvement) and advisor to the undersecretary of education in Bahrain, I’m passionate about driving system transformation and strategic projects that result in improving student access, participation and achievement. Key areas of expertise include educational reform aligning continuous professional learning with teacher training and performance; teacher and leader induction; and system school improvement.
AL is Inner Armour’s heart. Studying Education and Psychology at doctorate level, he holds four degrees from UK Universities in Drama, Coaching Psychology, Teacher Training & Positive Psychology. He has worked in education for over 12 years at a secondary level, higher education and at post-graduate level. He validates his expertise through writing extensively with precision and point, lecturing at a number of well-known international universities, and delivering motivational workshops. He is down to earth, kind hearted, supportive, humble and centred. AL is dedicated to using psychology to empower all ages within the formal and informal education systems around the world. Gaining more and more recognition by transforming the way in which schools and parents operate and communicate, Al is an inspiration.