John is currently an author, personal construct psychologist and education consultant engaging in research and school development. Also, John is a performing musician, composer and recording artist and co-director of Music4Wellbeing CIC, a not-for-profit company that runs eight choirs in Kent for people with neurological and age-related conditions. John was formerly director of the Centre for Enabling Learning and emeritus principal lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University. Prior to that, John was principal of a residential and day school and family centre for students with complex and profound disabilities. This was following a career in schools spanning 16 years and working with all areas of learning and inclusion of students with disabilities and/or experiencing disadvantages.