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The National College is the streaming home for high-quality professional development in education. We provide everything you need to strengthen, manage and evidence your professional development in one place, on one platform.

  • Unlimited access to expert knowledge and skills across all of our categories including health & safety, leadership & governance, mental health & wellbeing, online safety, safeguarding, SEND and teaching & learning.
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  • Over 390 professionally written policy templates to support compliance
  • Award-winning iOS and Android app for complete flexibility
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Our Affiliations & Accreditations

Our Education Experts

Aggi Doughty

Aggi Doughty

Careers Consultant and Practitioner

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Anna Bateman

Anna Bateman

Member of the advisory group for the DfE

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Anna Dootson

Anna Dootson

SENDCo, Designated Safeguarding Lead and Assistant Head Teacher

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Christina Leath

Christina Leath

Head of Safeguarding

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Chris McShane

Chris McShane

Headteacher with Focus Learning Trust

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Craig Pinkney

Craig Pinkney

Criminologist, Urban Youth Specialist and Lecturer

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Dan Martin

Dan Martin

Principal Officer for Social Care

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David Putwain

David Putwain

Professor

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Graham HC Donaldson

Graham HC Donaldson

Professor

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Harry James

Harry James

National Leader of Governance

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Imran Awan

Imran Awan

Professor

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Janet Palmer

Janet Palmer

Subject Matter Expert

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John Rees

John Rees

Subject Matter Expert

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Jonathan Haslam

Jonathan Haslam

Editor of Best Evidence in Brief

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Jo Philpott

Jo Philpott

Headteacher

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Kate Young

Kate Young

Child Protection Lawyer

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Louise Doyle

Louise Doyle

Co-Founder of Mesma

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Lucy Marcovitch

Lucy Marcovitch

Writer and Educator

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Maggie Parker

Maggie Parker

Chair of a Multi-Academy Trust

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Mark Avis

Mark Avis

Mathematics Specialist Teacher

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Mary Myatt

Mary Myatt

Former Local Authority Adviser

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Patrick Ottley-O’Connor

Patrick Ottley-O’Connor

Executive Principal

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Rachel Lofthouse

Rachel Lofthouse

Professor

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Rhiannon Sawyer

Rhiannon Sawyer

Safeguarding Specialist

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Rona Mackenzie

Rona Mackenzie

Doctor

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Ros Wilson

Ros Wilson

Education Consultant

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Shaun Dellenty

Shaun Dellenty

Educator, Trainer, Inspirational Speaker, Blogger, Author and Advocate

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Sheldon Logue

Sheldon Logue

Senior Leadership Expert

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Thomas Cornelissen

Thomas Cornelissen

Professor

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Stephen Cullen

Stephen Cullen

Doctor

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Ben Harding

Ben Harding

Curriculum designer for the ‘Big Maths’ approach to primary mathematics

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Derek Bell

Derek Bell

A champion for using educational neuroscience to inform our teaching & learning

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Wendy Casson

Wendy Casson

Experienced safeguarding lead

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Emma Orr

Emma Orr

Experienced School Leader

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Lucy Stokes

Lucy Stokes

Principal Economist

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David Wilkinson

David Wilkinson

Principal Research Fellow

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Alex Forbes

Alex Forbes

Specialist in Curriculum Development

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Chris Skinner

Chris Skinner

Senior Online Safety Consultant

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Karen Pilling

Karen Pilling

Highly Experienced SEND Expert

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Sidonie Bertrand-Shelton

Sidonie Bertrand-Shelton

Experienced Head of Education Programmes at Stonewall

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Ben White

Ben White

Experienced Education Expert

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Ian Noone

Ian Noone

Highly Experienced Education Consultant

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Stefan Fusenich

Stefan Fusenich

Teacher educator and DfE subject learning coach

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Tim Bridger

Tim Bridger

Senior data protection and governance specialist with extensive experience of working with schools.

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Will Taylor

Will Taylor

Highly qualified health and safety subject matter expert

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Kate McCabe

Kate McCabe

Specialist leader of education

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Alex Borrill

Alex Borrill

Senior Leader and Curriculum Expert

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Darren Finch

Darren Finch

UK Fire Service member

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James Whelan

James Whelan

Chartered health and safety expert

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Samantha Kendall

Samantha Kendall

First Aider

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Lorna Ponambalum

Lorna Ponambalum

Senior leader and safeguarding consultant

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Barry Carpenter CBE

Barry Carpenter CBE

Foremost expert in mental health in education.

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Amjad Ali

Amjad Ali

Senior leader, speaker and experienced education trainer

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Michelle Howard

Michelle Howard

Education expert

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Alice Hoyle

Alice Hoyle

Life member of the PSHE Association

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Michael Chiles

Michael Chiles

Principal Examiner, Curriculum Development Advisor, school leader and author

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George Kemish

George Kemish

Senior HR specialist with extensive experience of developing HR strategy and workforce planning

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Andy Tharby

Andy Tharby

Award-winning author, senior leader and foremost expert in evidence-informed classroom practice

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Sarah Dove

Sarah Dove

President of PRUsAP, Project Manager for DfE innovation fund and leading education consultant

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Tom Bennett

Tom Bennett

Lead behaviour advisor to the DfE, supporting policy on school behaviour, and founder of researchED

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Robin Watts

Robin Watts

International safeguarding expert and education consultant who has worked with schools worldwide

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Phil Beadle

Phil Beadle

Multi-award-winning teacher, education consultant, author and expert in literacy and behaviour

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Alex Grady

Alex Grady

Education Officer for nasen with 25+ years' experience working in education with children with SEND

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Claire Grimes

Claire Grimes

Assistant Head, Teaching & Learning Lead, author of Rosenshine’s Principles in Action: The Workbook

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Olly Lewis

Olly Lewis

Award-winning educator with 10+ years middle and senior leadership experience across various roles

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Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

Award-winning former school leader, author, speaker and trainer with 20+ years’ classroom experience

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Marc Rowland

Marc Rowland

Advisor at the Unity Schools Partnership

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Steve Rollett

Steve Rollett

Deputy Chief Executive of the CST

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Marie Thompson

Marie Thompson

Teacher, trainer and researcher with 16+ years’ experience of outstanding practice in schools.

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Stephen Burnage

Stephen Burnage

Expert practitioner, Consultant and Trainer

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Adrian Guy

Adrian Guy

Independent School Improvement Consultant

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Naureen Khalid

Naureen Khalid

School Governor and Education Professional

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Dr. Jamie Galpin

Dr. Jamie Galpin

Developmental Psychologist, nasen Education Officer and CPDL lead

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Matthew Burton

Matthew Burton

Headteacher, workshop leader and keynote speaker

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John Insley

John Insley

Senior Leader

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Rebecca Jennings

Rebecca Jennings

Experienced author, trainer and broadcaster

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Megan Dixon

Megan Dixon

Specialist literacy teacher and senior leader

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Emma Davis

Emma Davis

Cyber Security Expert and Former ICT Teacher

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Lat Blayblock

Lat Blayblock

National RE Advisor and subject specialist

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Janet Cousins

Janet Cousins

Food safety course developer

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Amanda Griffiths

Amanda Griffiths

Senior school leader

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Nicola Townsend

Nicola Townsend

National Lead Practitioner and Deputy Principal

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Debi Keyte-Hartland

Debi Keyte-Hartland

Early years expert

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Dr. Kai Adegbembo

Dr. Kai Adegbembo

Senior Leader and Lecturer

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Association for Physical Education (afPE)

Association for Physical Education (afPE)

Representative Subject Association for PE in the UK

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Geographical Association

Geographical Association

Leading subject association for teachers of geography

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Christina Astin

Christina Astin

Science consultant

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The English Association

The English Association

Subject Association for English promoting the English language and enhancing teaching and learning

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Chris Whitney

Chris Whitney

International literacy consultant, moderator and writer

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Emma Rogers

Emma Rogers

Experienced literacy and learning expert

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Andrew Berry

Andrew Berry

Centre Manager for The Education People

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Andrew Wrenn

Andrew Wrenn

Experienced international consultant

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Richard McFahn

Richard McFahn

ITE History tutor for University of Sussex

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ISM Trust

ISM Trust

High-quality professional development for musicians.

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Mike Ollerton

Mike Ollerton

Experienced mathematics curriculum development leader

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Neil Almond

Neil Almond

Education researcher, teacher and curriculum expert

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Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE

Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE

Advisory friend to the Institute of Equality and Diversity Professionals

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Susanna Craddock

Susanna Craddock

Subject leader of education in EYFS and phonics

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Dr Kirstin Lewis

Dr Kirstin Lewis

Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London

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Jayne Robinson

Jayne Robinson

School Leader and SCITT tutor

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Steve Caldecott

Steve Caldecott

Education consultant and PE specialist

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Lindsay Patience

Lindsay Patience

Co-founder of Flexible Teacher Talent

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Carol Murray

Carol Murray

NCCE subject matter expert

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Chris Gozzard

Chris Gozzard

Experienced teacher, leader and curriculum development expert

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Jamie Edmondson

Jamie Edmondson

DfE funded NCCE subject matter expert

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Paul Carney

Paul Carney

Teacher and NSEAD registered art consultant

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National Association of Teachers for Religious Education (NATRE)

National Association of Teachers for Religious Education (NATRE)

Subject teacher association for RE professionals

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Association of Language Learning (ALL)

Association of Language Learning (ALL)

UK’s major subject association for teaching foreign languages

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National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD)

National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD)

Leading voice for art, craft & design education

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Carl Miller

Carl Miller

Digital Technology Expert

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British Association for Early Childhood Education

British Association for Early Childhood Education

National charity supporting practitioners and campaigner for quality education in early childhood.

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Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis

Social media expert

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Faye Whittle

Faye Whittle

SEND advisor and inclusion consultant

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Lucy Rose

Lucy Rose

Co-founder of Flexible Teacher Talent

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ATM (Association of Teachers of Mathematics)

ATM (Association of Teachers of Mathematics)

National charity supporting the teaching and learning of maths

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nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs)

nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs)

Leading charitable membership organisation who support those working with children with SEND

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John Rainer

John Rainer

Teacher, adviser, lecturer, consultant and youth theatre director

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Alistair Crawford

Alistair Crawford

Deputy SEND Lead for Whole School SEND

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Philip Stock

Philip Stock

Research school director and literacy expert

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Sarah Quinn

Sarah Quinn

Education trainer and former inspector

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Claire Lyons

Claire Lyons

Expert in drama-based learning and deputy head with over 25 years' experience working with schools.

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Mark Emmerson

Mark Emmerson

DfE Behaviour Adviser

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Dr Rebecca Patterson

Dr Rebecca Patterson

Subject lead for drama and senior lecturer

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Suneta Bagri

Suneta Bagri

Wellbeing coach and consultant

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Shabnam Cadwallender

Shabnam Cadwallender

Lead Coach for the Centre for Race, Education and Decoloniality

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Dr Hellen Ward

Dr Hellen Ward

Lecturer, author, STEM ambassador and former teacher

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Toni Priddey

Toni Priddey

Experienced mathematics consultant

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Dr Thomas Ralph

Dr Thomas Ralph

Programme Director

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Matt Bromley

Matt Bromley

Education writer & adviser

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Michael Follett

Michael Follett

Founder & CEO of OPAL Outdoor Play and Learning

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Graham Fitzgerald

Graham Fitzgerald

Audit partner and education team leader

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Music Mark

Music Mark

Advocate for a government-supported, high-quality music education

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KryptoKloud

KryptoKloud

UK-based cyber security company

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Susan Ogier

Susan Ogier

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

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Dr Annabel Watson

Dr Annabel Watson

Senior Lecturer in Language Education

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Kyle Graham

Kyle Graham

Director of History

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Alison Featherbe

Alison Featherbe

Licenced SchemaPlay trainer

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Dr Katy Bloom

Dr Katy Bloom

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Leigh Hoath

Dr Leigh Hoath

Science Education Lead

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Lyn O’Grady

Lyn O’Grady

Former school psychologist

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Stacey Burman

Stacey Burman

Qualified assessor for the RE Quality Mark

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Ian Forbes

Ian Forbes

Policy expert

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Anne Knock

Anne Knock

Experienced teacher, leader and consultant

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Adrian Gray

Adrian Gray

Former inspector, Ofsted evaluator and academy trust consultant

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Dr Keith Ross

Dr Keith Ross

Science education expert

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Charlie Davies

Charlie Davies

Head of MF

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Lewis Morgan

Lewis Morgan

Senior lecturer

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Kym Scott

Kym Scott

International speaker, trainer and consultant

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Simon Howe

Simon Howe

Head of ICT & Computing

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Chantelle Douglas

Chantelle Douglas

Inclusion and diversity expert

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Karen Yager

Karen Yager

Award-winning leader & adviser on academic improvement

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Hazel Parkinson

Hazel Parkinson

Former county-drugs coordinator, DSL and pastoral manager

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Lana Crosbie

Lana Crosbie

Senior leader, race specialist and equality campaigner

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Carl Pattison

Carl Pattison

Early literacy consultant, English Hub Lead and Early Reading Lead for the Flying High Trust

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Sally Thorne

Sally Thorne

Experienced subject lead, senior examiner, author and honorary fellow of the Historical Association

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Karin Doull

Karin Doull

Primary history specialist, chartered teacher, author and fellow of the Historical Association

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Dr Phil Lambert

Dr Phil Lambert

Award-winning leader of education review and reform

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Tammy Paterson

Tammy Paterson

Director of learning

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Global Equality Collective

Global Equality Collective

Subject matter experts dedicated to diversity, equality & inclusion

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Ben Davies

Ben Davies

Experienced teacher, ITT lecturer, SLE for Computing & ICT, Resource Developer and CAS Community Leader

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The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum offers sensitive Holocaust education

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Wendy Adeniji

Wendy Adeniji

School principal, teacher, inspector, and author

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Sabrina Townsend

Sabrina Townsend

Director of standards and senior school leader

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The Centre for Research and Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

The Centre for Research and Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

Research centre at JHU in America

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Karl C. Pupé

Karl C. Pupé

Specialist in behaviour management and award-winning author

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Haili Hughes

Haili Hughes

Head of education, senior lecturer, mentor and author

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Gary Wilson

Gary Wilson

UK authority on boys’ achievement, author, consultant & trainer

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Paul Field

Paul Field

Positivity and wellbeing consultant

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Donna Moran

Donna Moran

Associate Headteacher

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Caroline Holder

Caroline Holder

Physical education advisor

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Sarah Cummins

Sarah Cummins

Montessori theory practitioner

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Sue Asquith

Sue Asquith

International early childhood consultant

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