Professor Emeritus Alma Harris, FAcSS, FLSW, FRSA has held Professorial posts at the University of Warwick, University College London, the University of Malaya, the University of Bath, and the University of Swansea. She is internationally known for her research and writing on educational leadership, education policy and school improvement. In 2009–2012, she was a Senior Policy Adviser to the Welsh Government assisting with the process of system-wide reform. She co-led the national Professional Learning Communities (PLC) programme and led on the development and implementation of a master’s qualification for all newly qualified teachers in Wales. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Recorded at the National Academy for Educational Leadership’s Leading from the Middle Conference on 31 March 2022.