Alex works in the Dissemination and Impact team, playing various roles, including supporting the network of Research Schools and leading the metacognition and self-regulation campaign, as well as developing the EEF school improvement cycle.
Alex joined the EEF in 2018 after fifteen years working as an English teacher. Alongside his teaching role, he was the Director of Huntington Research School, in York.
He is author of books including ‘Closing the Vocabulary Gap’ and ‘The Confident Teacher’ and he regularly writes columns for TES and Teach Secondary magazines. Alex also co-authored the ‘Metacognition and self-regulated learning' guidance report’.