Dr Ian Jamison is Head of Education and Training at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. Before working for the Institute, Ian had experience of innovative subject leadership in a number of schools across the UK. He received the Guardian ‘Teacher of the year in a secondary school’ award in 2007. Involved in the Generation Global programme since its inception, Ian was part of the team that initially developed the teaching materials. He has international experience of delivering training on the Pedagogy of Dialogue; working with educators and religious leaders in a number of very challenging situations. Ian is a passionate advocate of the power of dialogue for empowering people to address challenges and transform their societies for the better; giving young people the critical thinking skills and empowering experiences that they need to build effective resilience against extremist narratives.