Founder and CEO of Achievement for All, Professor of Education and Social Enterprise
Sonia Blandford has been a music teacher since 1980. Currently Founder and CEO of the award winning educational charity, Achievement for All which provides programmes to improve outcomes for underachieving children and young people aged 2 – 19 years in 4,000 early years, school and post 16 settings in England and Wales; and Professor of Education and Social Enterprise at UCL IOE. In a voluntary capacity Sonia founded and supported nine local and national charities that share her commitment to enabling every child to succeed regardless of background, challenge or need. Sonia is author of over 150 articles and books written for teachers, leaders, parents and carers, and children and young people, most recently publishing with John Catt and Bloomsbury.