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Stephen Murgatroyd began his career as a teacher of students with special needs at Fairwater Comprehensive School in Cwmbran, Wakes. He then started teaching adults at The Open University where he also undertook significant research, writing and practice in counselling psychology, writing a leading text Counselling and Helping and capturing cases in Helping the Troubled Child. He became engaged in education policy and leadership issues, was a major contributor to the journal School Organization, while mainlining his interest in counselling as
Associate Editor of the British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. Following his 1986 move to Alberta he led initiatives on school leadership, total quality and educational change and development, captured in his book Rethinking Education – Learning and the New Renaissance and in a series of books co-published with the Alberta Teachers’ Association. Stephen holds a PhD from the Open University (United Kingdom) and was awarded an Honorary Doctoral degree by Athabasca University in 2000.