Alex Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Geography Education at UCL Institute of Education and fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. At the IOE he leads the Secondary Geography Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and teaches on the MA in Education.
He works in an advisory capacity for the Department for Education, the Mayor’s Office, and the Department for International Trade, Cambridge Examinations, as well as several London schools with respect to curriculum and teacher education.
Standish previously taught at Western Connecticut State University and completed his PhD at Rutgers University, New Jersey. Together with Alka Sehgal Cuthbert, he co-edited What Should Schools Teach? Disciplines, Subjects and the Pursuit of Truth.
His research interests include: teacher education, curriculum, pedagogy, geography education and global education.