Major Honors and Awards
1999 and 1995
Book Awards 2009
Visiting Professorships 2011
Intellectual Contributions 1970s
Honorary Doctorate, Uppsala University, Sweden
Fellow Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
Presidential Citation, Australian Council for Education Leaders
Contribution to the Field Award, Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Development Council)
Laid Foundation Stone, Spring Hill Primary School, Accrington, England (where I was educated as a child)
Laureate Chapter Member, Kappa Delta Pi
Rockefeller Foundation Writing Fellowship, Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy
Canadian Education Association Whitworth Award for Outstanding Contributions to Educational Research
Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Onwel Visiting Fellow Award, Hong Kong University
Book of the Year Award, National Staff Development Council, for Change Wars
Choice Outstanding Book Award, American Libraries Association, for “Teaching In The Knowledge Society”.
Outstanding Book Award, American Educational Research Association, Division B, Curriculum Studies, for “Teaching In The Knowledge Society”
Outstanding Writing Award, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for Changing Teachers, Changing Times
Koh Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore
Visiting Professor, London Institute of Education, United Kingdom
Simon Professor, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Visiting Professor, University of Linkoping, Sweden
Special Professor, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Regent’s Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz
Visiting Research Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain
Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Stockholm Institute of Education, Sweden
International Research Professor, Roehampton Institute, United Kingdom
Noted Scholar, University of British Columbia, Canada
Duncan McArthur Distinguished Visiting Speaker, Queen’s University, Canada
The First integrated theory of Teachers' Coping Strategies.
Introduced the concept of Reculturing into education and the English language.
Invented the now widely used concept of Contrived Collegiality in 1990.
Developed the theory of Emotional Geographies.
Created the first discussion of Sustainable Leadership.