12 Jun Professor Chris James
We’re thrilled that Professor Chris James will be speaking at our free school governor event, #GovernorLive, on 25th June in Birmingham.
Chris James is the Professor of Educational Leadership and Management in the Department of Education at the University of Bath. He researches the leadership and management in schools and colleges, the affective aspects of educational organisations, collaborative working in schools and school governing and governance.
During his career, Chris has worked with a range of public, private and not-for-profit organisations including numerous local authorities and schools. He has directed a large number of educational research projects and published over 200 items including six books. In the last six years, Chris has completed four research projects on school governing in England. The most recent was a study of the role of the school governing body chair. He is married to Jane and they have four grown-up children. Chris is the Vice Chair of the Governing Body of Ralph Allen School in Bath, which his children attended.