Professor Bill Lucas
Professor of Learning, University of Winchester
Professor Bill Lucas is Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning at the University of Winchester. He is a thinker, writer, speaker and education reformer. Bill's research focuses on understanding those dispositions for learning which help people succeed/flourish in life, how they can be cultivated and how evidenced. Bill is co-chair of the strategic advisory group of the new PISA 2022 test of Creative thinking. In 2020 Bill co-founded Rethinking Assessment and in 2021 he published a seminal global overview Rethinking assessment in education: the case for change. Bill is a prolific writer. His most recent book is Zest for Learning: Developing curious learners who relish real-world challenges. In 2019 Bill co-authored the Durham Commission on Creativity and Education. His acclaimed critique of the education system, Educating Ruby: what our children really need to learn, written with Guy Claxton, asks challenging questions about the future of education.