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Tony Lamberton

Tony Lamberton

Headteacher, Christleton High School

Tony is head of an educational trust and works for the Department for Education as an expert education adviser in the academies performance team. He is proud to describe his school and trust as a place where everybody learns every day and has conducted educational research in England, USA, China and Hong Kong. Around 50 of his 160 staff are currently engaged in action based research programs, several of which have been showcased regionally and nationally. Tony presents nationally on a number of education leadership and management topics, including financial management and leadership. His research on coaching and quality assurance received the Prince’s Teaching Institute Leadership award in both 2014 and 2015. He is a mountaineer, photographer and painter.

Articles by Tony Lamberton
Changing High School Culture with Lean Coaching
Nearly eight years ago, headteacher Tony Lamberton of Christleton High School was struggling with poor reviews of his school. After reading and studying The Toyota Way, he launched an initiative to bring something brand new into his school’s operations: lean coaching. This is the story of that remarkable turnaround. More »
Is there “mudagement” in your organization?
"Mudagement.  " What a strange word. But to Tony Lamberton, the concept behind that word has made all the difference in identifying invisible waste in his organization - and by extension, eliminating it through targeted coaching. Lean Post editor Cam Ford recently sat down with Tony to learn more about the concept of mudagement and the value it holds for all organizations: here is their interview. More »