Dr Kevin Stannard - GDST Director of Innovation & Learning. The GDST is the leading network of independent girls' schools in the UK, with 24 schools and two academies in England and Wales.
Kevin has taught at a number of independent schools including Eton College, where he was in charge of university applications and was Head of Geography. He has co-written A Level geography textbooks; and published research on urban, industrial and regional development in Italy.
As Director of Education at Cambridge University’s international exams board, he led the development and launch of Cambridge Pre-U, the fully linear alternative to A Levels; advised Singapore’s Ministry of Education on its own A Level curriculum reforms; and led educational projects in Spain, Egypt, Bermuda, USA and Bangladesh.
Kevin is a member of the GDST’s executive team, working with a group of 24 independent schools and two academies, and focusing on initiatives in curriculum, teaching and learning; teacher professional development; collaborations between teachers and between schools; new technologies in education and the design of learning spaces. He is a regular commentator in the media on educational issues such as exam and curriculum reform.
He can be found on Twitter @KevinStannard1