Alex Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Geography Education at UCL Institute of Education and fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He teaches PGCE, Teach First and Masters in Education, and works in an advisory capacity for the Department for Education, the Mayor’s Office, Department for International Trade, Cambridge Examinations, as well as several London schools. Alex previously taught at Western Connecticut State University and completed his PhD at Rutgers University, New Jersey. His research interests include: geography curriculum, teacher education, pedagogy, geopolitics and global education. He is co-author of What Should Schools Teach? Disciplines, Subjects and the Pursuit of Truth (2017).