John MacBeath is Professor Emeritus at the University of
Cambridge where he held the Chair of Educational Leadership from
2000 to 2008. He is currently Projects Director for the
Commonwealth Centre in Education. From 1997 to 2001 he was a member
of the Tony Blair's Task Force on Standards and in that same year
he received the OBE for services to education. For two decades he
has researched learning in and out of school, learning in museums,
study support and since 2007 has worked with the Children's
University in both a consultancy and evaluation capacity.
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