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Megan Dixon

Megan Dixon

Megan Dixon is a specialist literacy teacher, consultant and teacher trainer with 20 years’ experience working with children across a variety of schools in both primary and secondary education settings.

She is the Director of Literacy at MAT, Research and Development Lead for the Aspirer Teaching School and Director of a Research School. As part of her role with the Aspire Educational Trust, she works to establish effective networks across the schools to ensure outstanding literacy learning for all.

Megan has been involved in developing evidence-based teaching and learning for many years. She has worked closely with the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) as a Senior Associate and has worked in an advisory capacity for both the DfE and Ofsted.

Megan holds a Master of Teaching (IoE/UCL) and a Masters in Literacy Learning and Literacy Development (IoE/UCL). She has a strong track record in school improvement, supporting schools to quickly and effectively raise attainment for all learners, with expertise in providing bespoke support for schools in challenging circumstances and in areas of disadvantage.

Megan writes a monthly column for the TES and has contributed to many publications including the Early Career Teachers Handbook edited by the Chartered College of Teaching.

Megan Dixon's Webinars

Using Newly Updated EEF Guidance to Improve Literacy in Key Stage 2

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 54 minutes (approx.) This webinar will equip headteachers, school leaders, teachers, and reading and literacy leads with advice and practical guidance on implementing the EEF’s newly updated report ‘Improving literacy at key stage 2, which brings together key principles of effective literacy teaching to enhance outcomes for all pupils.

Unseen Children: Delivering a Tailored Approach to Support the Most Disadvantaged | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 56 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, governors, teachers and practitioners with advice and practical guidance on developing strategies to support the most disadvantaged pupils, drawing on evidence-based practice, including Jean Gross’s book, ‘Reaching the Unseen Children’.

Using EEF Guidance to Boost Social and Emotional Learning in Primary Schools

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Webinar Duration: 45 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, teachers and practitioners with the knowledge and skills to develop an effective approach to supporting and sustaining outstanding behaviour in schools based on the EEF’s guidance report 'Improving social and emotional learning in primary schools'.