David is a highly sought after keynote, conference and Inset speaker. He works with schools across the UK and abroad to motivate and inspire students, teachers and leadership teams to fulfil their potential. His sessions are fun, interactive and positive.
As a Careers Adviser he worked in schools, colleges and Universities helping individuals identify and fully develop their strengths. He then moved in to organisations such as Orange, Walkers Crisps and LG Philips to help teams make progress using the best of psychology and NLP. He is now renowned for bringing these approaches into schools in a very practical and impactful way to ensure teachers and students make the most of their potential academically and personally.
His educational books include The Buzz and Personality in the Classroom, the best-selling Little Book of Inspirational Teaching Activities and The Brainbox, a study and revision guide for students.
His most popular sessions include:
MetaCognition and Mindsets: How to grow your School from the inside using the personality type model developed by David based on Myers-Briggs, NLP and positive psychology.
MicroCognition: How We Really Learn. Based on research at the University of Warwick during revision bootcamps with top students and teachers.
The Four Characteristics of Great Leaders, teachers and students. How simple changes can have a massive impact in school.
The Seven Ingredients of a brilliant Lesson. David observed the best teachers and discovered they all did seven things to create really effective lessons. Research from neuroscience and The Sutton Trust confirm the value of the magnificent seven.