Dr. Rich Allen is a highly regarded educator and master trainer, with a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. His cognitive learning theory research, which provided understanding on how the brain receives, processes, stores, and recalls information, forms the basis for his radical approach to teaching, presenting and facilitating.
In 25 years of taking his ideas around the world, he has changed the lives of tens thousands of educators and executives, by giving them practical new presentation and teaching techniques that massively increase personal effectiveness.
Rich is a much sought after keynote speaker at international education conferences and leads workshops for school districts all over the world. He is a regular speaker at the Brain Expo, leads an annual course for student teachers in the UK and works with schools and school districts in the US, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Russia.
A former high school math and drama teacher, Rich was a Director and Lead Facilitator for SuperCamp, a 10-day accelerated learning program for teens, before focusing on teaching brain-based learning strategies to adults. He is the author of a number of best-selling education books including: Impact Teaching and Green Light Classrooms.
Rich works with executives and corporate training divisions in the United States, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, Russia, Jordan, and Brazil. A former off-Broadway actor, he coaches executives in presentation and facilitation skills. He also runs 'train the trainer' programs and is the best-selling author of TrainSmart and Humane Presentations.
His clients include: Price Waterhouse Coopers, Dupont, AT&T, the New Zealand Defense Force, General Motors, KiwiBank, L'Oreal, IBM, and Porsche. He is also a popular keynote speaker at international business and communications conferences.
Rich currently resides in the northern beaches of Sydney and holidays in St Croix in the US Virgin Islands.
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The Power to Train Workshops
Learn High Impact teaching strategies that make academic content relevant, interesting and highly memorable. Used by teachers throughout the world, the strategies used in Rich's workshops are proven to: lift academic results, improve classroom discipline, and foster creativity.
Empower your organisation with brain based skills that improve the effectiveness of corporate trainers, presenters and facilitators. Rich's programs help to accelerate learning, activate meetings and create enjoyable and highly memorable business communications.
Transfer Rich's techniques to your own material quickly, memorably and painlessly. Spending time with Rich to review and practise your presenting or teaching your material will have your students or audience thanking you.
Energise your conference with brain science presentations that help people communicate, facilitate and teach more effectively. Rich's interactive keynote sessions combine humor, music and storytelling with practical ideas that change people's lives.