Will has trained teachers in over a thousand primary & secondary schools all over the UK during the last 14 years. He also works abroad and has learned a lot from his work in South Korea, Thailand, Bahrain, Norway, Dubai, Colombia, Mexico, China, America, Ghana, Greece, The Netherlands, India and Sri Lanka. Will has also given keynote speeches at national and international conferences on many aspects of teaching & learning, school development, and education in the 21st century.
Will Ord was educated at Winchester College, York University (BA), Kings College London University (Masters), and Lancaster University (PGCE). He has been working full time in education since 1996. In schools, he has been a Head of RE, Deputy Head of 6th Form and a School Governor. As Chair of the educational charity SAPERE from 2003 – 2006, and as Professional Officer for ACT (the Citizenship Education subject association) from 2002 -2004, Will gained invaluable experience working with the DfES, the QCDA, LAs, Ofsted, AREIAC, the Citizenship Foundation, as well as many primary & secondary schools.
Will has also been an author of several text books for students and teachers, articles for magazines and journals, and was a regular writer for the TES. He was also an Associate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University.