John O’Dwyer obtained his PhD from the University of Surrey, UK, and is Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education at Bilkent University. He was formerly Director of Bilkent University School of English Language, and is currently Director of the Özel Bilkent Primary, Middle and High Schools, foundation schools attached to Bilkent University. He teaches graduate courses on School Leadership, Management, and Curriculum in an International Context. Prior to Turkey he taught in North Africa, Spain, France, and Switzerland, and undertook consultancy work in Europe, Africa and S.E. Asia. His research interests include organisational learning, curriculum development, and in-service professional learning for teachers.