Ian Gilbert is an award-winning educational writer, editor, speaker, innovator and entrepreneur and the man behind Independent Thinking. Having lived and worked in the UK, the Middle East and South America he is now based in Hong Kong.
Ian Gilbert is one of the UK's leading educational innovators, speakers and writers with twenty years experience working with young people and educationalists around the world. He is the founder of Independent Thinking Ltd, the editor of the Independent Thinking Series of books and the author of a couple of best-selling Routledge titles including Essential Motivation in the Classroom and Why Do I Need a Teacher When I've Got Google?. His book The Little Book of Thunks won the first education book award from the Society of Authors for 'an outstanding example of traditionally published non-fiction that enhances teaching and learning'.