Past fellows and projects

Steve Lambert

Dr Steve Lambert is a Senior Lecturer in educational leadership and programme leaders for the MA in Educational Leadership at the University of Chester.

He has spent over 20 years in the further education sector holding a number of leadership roles including senior leadership posts with responsibility for curriculum. He has also worked as a civil servant working on funding and more recently in a local authority in the South East where he had responsibility for all post-16 education and training across the borough. At the University of Chester he oversees the suite of master’s degree programmes as well as researching on aspects of leadership in further education including the development of future leaders.

Leverage leadership: A new paradigm for further education?

This research project explores whether the remarkable outcomes achieved by ideology of leverage leadership can be applied to the UK further education sector which is driven by student outcomes and performance indicators. In order to achieve this, the research will first critically examine the conceptual and operational notions of leverage leadership prior to looking at its application for the UK... Read more