Presenters

We only use the very best presenters and leading experts in the field of education to deliver our training.

This is a small selection of our presenters, contact us to discover more.

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith is a highly acclaimed writer and trainer who specialises in Learning to Learn, thinking skills, creativity, diversity and learning. He is also the Director of Motivated and Loving It (MALIT) and, in addition, he’s the man who put the fun back into education as a writer for Comic Relief.

Craig ParkinsonCraig Parkinson is one of Osiris Educational’s Visible Learning Plus consultants. Before coming to education in 2004, Craig worked in a number of industries, including as a glass maker and squash player. Now an experienced and highly regarded maths and science specialist, Craig brings a charismatic and knowledgeable style to all his training.

Isabella WallaceIsabella Wallace is the co-author of the best-selling teaching guide “Pimp Your Lesson!” and has worked as an AST for many years. She has delivered training to both ITT and in-service teachers and has extensive experience in mentoring teachers in a variety of contexts. With experience on both sides of the observation process, as assessor and assessed, she knows exactly what is needed to make every lesson outstanding.

Mark BurnsMark Burns has 11 years experience teaching Business Studies and Enterprise, whilst consistently achieving outstanding results. He has regularly coached staff with several of his articles being published in the “Business Review”. In addition, Mark brings his insatiable enthusiasm and a keen sense of humour to his training.

Michelle CarterMichelle Carter is a motivational trainer whose courses are packed full of useful ideas grounded in more than 25 years of experience as a teacher, senior manager, LEA consultant, mentor and trainer.  She has a proven track record of supporting staff to create outstanding teaching and learning environments.

Natalie PackerNatalie Packer is an educational consultant specialising in SEN and school improvement. She has SENCO and headship experience and is the author of the forthcoming publication ‘The Perfect SENCO’. She is one of the first licensed Visible Learning trainers in the UK and her training style is described as inspirational and practical.

Carmel BonesCarmel Bones is a member of the Historical Association’s National Secondary History Committee. She is currently writing new BBC GCSE History Bitesize content and is a consulting editor for Hodder Educational Dynamic Learning materials. She has just written the Oxford University Press Autumn Term History Newsletter. She has led workshops at Historical Association Conferences and at The Schools History Project Conference in 2015. She is a consultant, GCSE & A’Level examiner, AST and former HOD with 20 years teaching experience. Now a team leader & trainer for the Osiris Educational Outstanding Teaching Intervention she works nationally in secondary schools helping teachers who are leading on teaching and learning.

Wendy BrownWendy Brown is a highly experienced trainer and over the past ten years has focused on developing high quality Teaching and Learning, as an Advanced Skills Teacher (AST), Mentor, and Coach and Leader of good practice. She has a consistent record of Good and Outstanding Teaching and has created and implemented a selection of intervention programmes.

Brian RossiterBrian Rossiter is a Director and Chairman of BBR Consultancy Ltd. Brian has had 36 years experience of teaching in schools in England. Working in some of the most impoverished communities, he has had a major impact on the lives of young people and their life chances. He has spent the last 12 years as a Headteacher in an ex-mining community delivering against the tagline “Regeneration through Education”.

Rebecca MillerRebecca Miller is a knowledgeable and inspiring education consultant, and author of ‘Clearly Outstanding’, a practical guide for owners and managers in the Early Years sector to create and sustain an outstanding setting. She works closely with schools and nurseries to provide support in the creation and sustaining of outstanding practice.

Leah KirkmanLeah Kirkman is an experienced trainer, AST, and co-author of the best-selling teaching guide ‘Pimp Your Lesson!’. As an active teacher with over a decade’s worth of experience in a wide range of school environments, Leah has an acute understanding of what works in the classroom.

Nick AustinNick Austin is a former primary school teacher who has worked in both the independent and state sectors, and was head teacher of a large, successful primary school. Nick’s passion has always been to ensure that children get the best possible learning experiences in school, by supporting teachers to be outstanding practitioners.

Jim HolianJim Holian has worked as a teacher and head teacher in primary schools for 34 years. His lively and entertaining style is based upon experience and practical tips to help teachers in their schools. He keeps his audience listening and gives the training context by sharing his deep school experience. He is particularly interested in school leadership and emotional intelligence.

Martin MorganMartin Morgan is a Head teacher and Educational Consultant. His experience in the classroom and leadership has been driven by a desire to motivate learners through a creative curriculum, whilst raising standards. He has helped many schools transform their leadership, teaching and learning through practical ideas and simple solutions.

Dr Mike O’NeilDr Mike O’Neil is an award winning teacher and educationalist with a passion for developing students’ higher order thinking skills. He believes that teaching should be engaging, challenging, student-led and fun. He believes that teachers make ‘the’ difference to the lives of our young and that by equipping and empowering them with the skills and strategies that they need they will become truly world-class.

John HuddlestoneJohn Huddlestone is a deputy who deals in first principles: He has experience of evaluating priorities for improvement in school provision then leading quick and sustainable change in teaching and learning, curriculum and raising achievement. He is also experienced in leading school performance management and review to secure effective change.