Breakspear Learning

Breakspear Learning provides frameworks, research and tools to enhance the capabilities and impact of educational leadership teams. We have a global faculty of leading researchers and practitioners who work in deep partnership with system, school and teacher leaders. We are flexible in how we work, but uncompromising on creating collective impact.


Agile leadership provides a dynamic approach to leading change that will enable leaders to maximise their impact, harness evidence and create effective local solutions. These teams work to create a positive impact through adopting agile ways of working together.


Teaching Sprints is an open-source teacher professional learning approach used by thousands of educators across the planet to enhance their expertise and impact. Teaching Sprints is a flexible organisational routine that supports robust teacher professional learning. This process provides a simple, effective and field-tested approach to support your teachers in continually enhancing their practice.


Dr Simon Breakspear is an educational researcher, advisor and speaker who helps leaders and organisations enhance their impact on learning.

Simon’s educational frameworks and tools make complex ideas easier to understand and act on. His speaking and advisory work has given him the opportunity to work with over 100,000 educators across 10 countries.

Simon earned his PhD in education from the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar, and a MSc in Comparative and International Education from the University of Oxford as a Commonwealth Scholar. Simon holds Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Teaching, and began his work in education as a high school teacher.