Feyisa Demie is Head of Research and Adviser for School Self-evaluation at Lambeth LA.
Prior to this he was a university lecturer in Kenya and London and Head of Research and Statistics in Southwark LA. Feyisa is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and has worked for the last 25 years with Local Authorities, government departments, schools and governors on sharing good practice to raise achievement and use of data for school self-evaluation.
His research interests focus on what works in raising achievement in schools. He is author of a number of research publications including, Transforming Education: Lessons from Lambeth (2015), Using data to raise achievement in schools (2013), What works in raising achievement of White Working Class Pupils (2010,2014), Good practice in raising achievement in outstanding schools (2010, 2013), Raising achievement of English as additional language pupils ( 2013), Raising achievement of Black African Pupils (2006, 2013) and Raising the achievement of Black Caribbean pupils (2002, 2006).
For more information visit www.lambeth.gov.uk/rsu