With mindful teaching,
we can rediscover the grandeur of education.
Dennis Shirley in Porto Alegre, Brazil

One of the Education Sector’s Most Inspirational Speakers

Dennis Shirley is a multilingual renaissance scholar of educational change who helps schools around the world to improve teaching and learning. A dynamic keynote speaker, Dennis is best known for his skills in assisting educators in diverse environments to work together across disciplines and schools.

He draws upon his extensive international experience to enable educators in any context to better understand how their schools compare with others and to develop new practices using the most advanced research findings on school improvement.


Change Leader/Speaker/Author

Dennis is Professor of Education at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Educational Change, an indispensable resource for all change leaders. His best selling books have been translated into many languages and are used around the world for staff development. He has a doctorate from Harvard University.