Dr Trevor Male, FRSA


Trevor is now working full-time again as Head of Academic Programmes in the London Centre for Leadership in Learning, University College London Institute of Education.  He is also Programme Leader for the MBA in Educational Leadership (International) as well as being a supervisor of doctoral theses and masters dissertations.

He has now worked in the field of education for 44 years, including full-time employment as an academic since 1993 in four universities (Brunel, Lincoln, Hull and UCL) as well as previously part-time in two others (Open and Leicester).   In previous careers he was an officer in the Education Department of London Borough of Harrow (1986-1993) and a qualified schoolteacher (1973-86).  In July, 2014 he became a Fellow to the Royal Society of Arts and was appointed to the Associate Analytic Pool of the UK Department for Education. 

He is an active researcher engaged in several live projects, with many publications.  His main area of expertise is educational leadership where he has two books: ‘Being an Effective Headteacher’ and ‘Doing Research in Education: Theory and Practice’.  Currently he has three main research interests: Pedagogical Leadership, Leadership in Multi-Academy Trusts in England and the use of Digital Technologies in Education.