Paul Dix trained at Homerton College, Cambridge and has taught, managed and succeeded in a wide range of schools and colleges in challenging circumstances. His work was highlighted by H.M.I. and OFSTED as a key element of the work that led to turning round a school in ‘Special Measures’ on the most notorious estate in the West Midlands. Paul is credited with initiating and embedding transformation change in schools and academies (mainstream and special) across the country: most recently schools in Hertfordshire, Hackney, Sussex, Wolverhampton and Coventry to name just a few who have recently been graded as 'Outstanding' in Behaviour and Safety or across the board. . Paul won a National Training Award for his work in bringing a Pupil Referral Unit out of Special Measures in 9 months straight to a 'Good' grading. HMI said that the school had experienced a "seismic shift" in behaviour standards and credited Paul's work.
Paul is a leading voice in Behaviour Management in the UK and Internationally. Paul is a columnist for the Times Educational Supplement, Teach Primary and Teach Nursery magazines. He is a leading writer for Pearson/Longman with five published titles, was a member of the Restraint Accreditation Board advising the Minister for Justice and has presented evidence to the Education Select Committee on behaviour and discipline. Paul won a Royal Television Society Award in 2011 for his Teachers TV programme 'The Behaviour Challenge'. Paul is a trainer with an exceptional reputation for designing, implementing and sustaining transformational change in schools.