Sonia Blandford

Sonia is currently Professor of Educational Leadership and Innovation (University of Warwick); National Director Achievement for All (DfE/ National College); Adviser to CEO (Teach First), prior to which she Director of Leadership Development at Teach First prior to which she was Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University.  She has authored over 50 articles and books focusing on professional development, education leadership and management, special educational needs and music education. 

Sonia is a member of various European and international committees, government adviser and conference speaker. She is a Senior Visiting Fellow at Oxford University and a visiting professor at the Institute of Education (London).  Sonia is also a conductor of youth wind orchestras and choirs.

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