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James Sale

Session title

The Science of Motivation and the Art of Motivating

10.45 - 11.45am

Workshop overview

  • Why motivation is critically important for learners and teachers

  • The origins of motivation and what motivation practically is

  • How motivating self and others links to performance and well-being; practical suggestions


James Sale is the creator and co-founder of Motivational Maps Ltd, an organisation which has over 1200 licensees in 16 countries.  The Motivational Map is used by adults and teams, and the Youth Map is used in classrooms and schools. James is an ex-teacher and was deputy headteacher at Denbigh High School in Luton and Twynham Comprehensive school in Christchurch. He has written over 20 books on teaching English, including the best seller: York Notes: Macbeth for GCSE study guide, which he kept updated for over 25 years. Currently, he writes on culture and poetry for New York’s The Epoch Times and serves on the Advisory Board of New York’s The Society of Classical Poets. Last year his poetry was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Hong Kong Review. He has two sons and four granddaughters.

James Sale
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