Consultant & Trainer
Association of School and College Leaders
After graduating in mathematics from Cambridge University, Tony taught in comprehensive schools in north London and Devon before becoming deputy head of a Northamptonshire comprehensive school. He was subsequently head of the Aston school in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire for 21 years. He was elected to the national council of the Secondary Heads Association (now the Association of School and College Leaders) in 1995, and became its national treasurer, vice-president and in 2001, national president. In 2000, he was elected as secondary headteacher representative and founder member of the General Teaching Council for England on which he served as chair of its Policy and Research Committee until 2012. He has published two books under the SHA imprimatur and numerous articles on educational matters. He is now retired, but continues to act as a consultant and trainer for ASCL.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.