About Us


Glenn Searle is Director of InspHIGHER and a member of the Institute for Learning Professionals (ILP). A result of his exceptional talents in engaging an audience and inspiring learning outcomes, he is a sought after presenter and professional speaker. Motivated by the love of learning and making a difference in peoples lives, Glenn has been in the education and training industry for over 25 years in teaching and educational leadership roles. His involvement with people of all ages evoked a love of learning and a keen interest in leading and working with others.

If are keen to know more about inspirational leadership or how to maximise learner engagement when using technology, contact Glenn for a chat or download his Professional Capability Statement (PDF 78KB).

Glenn has held educational leadership roles in the education and TAFE sectors, primarily exploring online and technology-based learning. He was involved with the inception of the Virtual Schooling Service and Learning Solutions, a commercial unit within Brisbane North Institute of TAFE.

His involvement in educational leadership led to a burning desire to know more about motivation and inspiration. Glenn completed a research thesis at the University of Queensland to investigate inspiration as a key leadership phenomenon and psychological process. His academic findings were published in the Leadership and Organizational Development Journal in 2011. The article is titled, “Leading to inspire others: charismatic influence or hard work?” Interest generated by presenting his findings led to the authoring of two books, a breath of fresh air: the leader’s guide to inspiring others and Inspiring Leaders: Practical Insights. These books are designed to help leaders and educators learn practical strategies to lead and inspire others.

Glenn has a reputation for engaging and empowering presentations by combining a unique blend of learning, laughter and life experience. Glenn’s wealth educational of experience ensures your participants are engaged and empowered to learn through a of interactive strategies. On an individual level, Glenn is also passionate about coaching and helping people transform their lives.

He is ready to share his experiences and learning with you.

Download Speaker Bio (PDF 162KB).