Ben is the founder and Artistic Director of Contender Charlie.
His work with staff and students has received major acclaim at education conferences around the world. He has given main keynote addresses for groups such as the ICP Convention in Australia, the ESF Principals in Hong Kong, ESSARP schools in Buenos Aires, the Latin America Headteachers Conference and the 3 International Baccalareate conferences for Europe, Asia and the Americas, as well as the IB World student Conference. He has also been a regular speaker at the New Heads Conference for the National College of School Leadership in the UK.
Overview Participants will be introduced to the story and choose the leadership challenges they wish to explore. These are typically drawn from the following: ACT 1 – Political Intelligence and Building a Coalition Understanding political intelligence in leadership – distinguishing wise from naïve and cunning Creating Rapport – making the right connections with people Successful […]
Overview How can an education engage as many students as possible and develop their own natural skills and strengths? The education of our young people has come to specialise in certain aspects of learning, often to the detriment of others. While this rewards certain students, particularly those who naturally flourish under a curriculum heavily weighted […]
Overview Participants will be introduced to the story of Shakespeare’s most inspired and inspiring leader, Henry V. They then choose the leadership challenges they wish to explore. These are typically drawn from the following: ACT 1 – Assessing the Past and Visioning the Future Building consent – uniting disparate people around a common goal. Distinguishing […]