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Steve Munby

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Steve Munby is a self-employed consultant and speaker on leadership and on system reform. Based in the UK, he works with governments and with groups of schools around the world. 


Steve was Chief Executive of the National College for School Leadership in England for 8 years and then Chief Executive of Education Development Trust, an international not-for-profit education organisation working in Asia, India, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.   Steve is also the facilitator for the ARC summits (education systems from around the world committed to equity, excellence, well-being and social justice).  


He is Visiting Professor at University College London, Centre for Educational Leadership, Honorary Visiting Professor at Liverpool Hope University and Chair of the Teaching Awards Trust. His book “Imperfect Leadership – A book for leaders who know they don’t know it all” was published by Crown House in July 2019.  His latest book, co-authored with Marie-Claire Bretherton, - Imperfect Leadership in Action- A practical book for school leaders who know they don’t know it all” was published in April 2022 (Crown House).

He was awarded a CBE in 2010 for services to leadership in schools and children’s services.

Twitter: @steve_munby


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