Guy Claxton

Emeritus Professor of the Learning Sciences, Centre for Real-World Learning, University of Winchester

Prof Guy Claxton is Emeritus Professor at Winchester University and Visiting Professor of Education at King’s College London. He has previously taught and researched at Oxford University, Bristol University and the University of London Institute of Education. An internationally renowned cognitive scientist, Guy’s books include The Future of Teaching: And the Myths That Hold It Back, Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind; Wise Up: The Challenge of Lifelong Learning; The Wayward Mind; and Intelligence in the Flesh. Recent books in education include What’s the Point of School?; Building Learning Power; and with Bill Lucas and others, New Kinds of Smart, The Learning Powered School; and Educating Ruby. Guy’s Learning Power Approach to teaching is widely used in all kinds of schools across the UK, as well as in Poland, Dubai, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, China, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Brazil and Argentina