Professor Daniel Muijs is Chair of Education at the University of Southampton. Previously he worked as Pedagogy and Teacher Development at the University of Manchester, School of Education. Chair of School Leadership and Management at the University of Newcastle and as senior at Warwick Institute of Education. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of Educational Effectiveness and School Leadership and is co-editor of the journal 'School Effectiveness and School Improvement'. He has published widely in the areas of educational effectiveness, leadership and research methods, and has conducted research for government agencies (DCSF, NCSL, QCA), Charitable Trusts (Gatsby) and Research Councils (ESRC).