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Tom Bennett

Tom Bennett is a teacher, writer for the TES, author and Director of researchED. In 2015 he was nominated as one of only two UK teachers for the Global Teacher Prize.


researchED is his latest project, raising research literacy and helping reprofessionalise teaching. Since it began in 2013 over 3000 teachers have attended events, and in 2015 conferences in Sydney, New York, and throughout the UK are planned. 


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"The day was superb, and although full of plenty of deep thinking, it also had a very relaxed and welcoming feel to it." - Dominic Wyse, Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education
"Well done for the Festival. The sessions I attended were excellent!" - Andy Smart, Publishing Consultant, The Independent    
I found LFE a truly inspiring occasion. It had lively, stimulating and relaxing environment where all the participants were able to enjoy the enriching festival activities, at the same time adding to their knowledge the experiences of different aspects of education.- Kausar Ali, Teacher and Contributor
"...Both ourselves and our very passionate group of students so much valued being part of and contributing to such a superb and stimulating event...such a buzz and such a creative and thought provoking buzz seemed to be everywhere and we really felt the benefit." - Paul Morall, Chickenshed
"...the Festival was absolutely fantastic. It was lively, stimulating, imaginative and fun. My own regret is not being able to attend all the sessions. Congratulations. What an achievement." - Anne Nicholls, Communications and PR consultant, AN Communications