Dr Dylan Adams is a Senior lecturer in Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Previously, he worked as a primary school teacher for many years in schools in South Wales. This included teaching across all age groups and teaching in a Special School for children with severe learning difficulties. He has also worked as an educational consultant for various organisations, such as the BBC, The National Museum of Wales, CADW, and the Wales Millennium Centre.
He is an Executive Committee Member of The British Education Studies Association (BESA), a Fellow of the Royal Society for Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). His research interests include nature and education; music education; contemplative pedagogies; holistic education; and phenomenology. His research converges on the potential offered by alternative states of being, and alternative ways of knowing, in contrast to those that currently dominate mainstream education.