Alistair McConville is a person who works at Bedales School in England. He helps students learn new things and come up with innovative ideas. Before working at Bedales, he studied theology at Cambridge University and then taught philosophy, religious studies, and classics at different schools in England. He became interested in how our brains work and how it relates to education when he joined a special group at Harvard in 2012.
He wrote articles about this topic for a journal and a newspaper. He also talks about education at conferences. McConville is involved in inspecting independent schools and making sure they are doing well. He is part of a group that focuses on researching and improving education at Eton College. He is also part of a movement that connects research with what happens in classrooms.
At Bedales School, he is in charge of a special way of teaching different subjects. In his free time, he takes care of pigs, bees, chickens, and his own children. He recently completed a chemistry exam called the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE).