Darren Bryant is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Education Policy and Leadership at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He holds concurrent positions as Associate Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change, and Programme Coordinator of the Executive Master of Arts in International Educational Leadership and Change—an innovative online programme. He served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Educational Administration for seven years. His research focuses on leader development, middle leadership and leaders in international school contexts.
Prior to completing his PhD in the University of Hong Kong’s Policy, Administration and Social Sciences Education department, he served for 12 years as a social sciences teacher and middle leader, holding positions of head of department and curriculum leader. This work provided practical experience in leading teams involved in school-based curriculum development, program design and evaluation, and social sciences education
Darren's research interests include educational reform, leadership preparation, middle leadership, and leadership in international schools.
Managing Editor, Journal of Educational Administration (2011-2017)