Dr Eddie Orija

Senior Lecturer Practitioner and Course Leader (Distance Learning)

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:Education and Social Care

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Education and teaching

Eddie is an accomplished headteacher and mathematics teacher, with expertise in school improvement.

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Eddie is an ARU alumnus who has worked in education for over thirty years. He is an experienced awarding organisation maths examiner and curriculum developer. Eddie has authored GCSE, iGCSE and GCE maths teaching and learning content for international publishers. He achieved fellowship and chartered status with the Institute of Mathematics and its applications.

Eddie successfully progressed through several school leadership roles in a variety of contexts, before he secured his first school headship in 2009. He is an experienced local authority school improvement partner and Ofsted Inspector. Eddie has a track record of school improvement, including enabling all pupil groups to make the best possible progress.


Ruskin Module: Do we need humans as teachers? A reflection of a wider societal concern and applying knowledge about key attributes of teachers, to explore the place of technology, and humans as teachers in humans' learning.


  • BSc Engineering
  • PGCE Mathematics QTS
  • PG Cert Education
  • EdD Educational Administration
  • Professional Qualification for School Inspectors