We only use the very best presenters and leading experts in the field of education to deliver our training.
Andy Griffith has over 30 years’ experience in education as a teacher and trainer. He teaches part-time in a Merseyside school. Andy created the Outstanding Teaching Intervention (OTI) in 2006, which has helped over 40 schools to move up Ofsted levels. Andy’s current courses are: Assessment Redesigned London, Assessment Redesigned Scotland, Embedding Outstanding Teaching, Outstanding Teaching, Working Class Learners. He has co-written two best-selling books: Engaging Learners and Teaching Backwards. His new book, co-written with Mark Burns, is called The Learning Imperative and will be published in October 2018.
Mark 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
Nick 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 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 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.
John 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.
Alice Washbourne An OTI trainer and published author, Alice has specialist knowledge of literacy across the curriculum and EAL. With more than 30 years of experience in teaching, leadership, teacher development and school improvement in schools across London, Alice has a proven track record of raising pupil attainment at every level of education.
Phil Badham An experienced consultant specialising in the primary curriculum, Phil is an eminent voice at the forefront of modern teaching. Regularly praised for his approachability, high-energy training, professionalism and passion for education, Phil’s goal is to empower staff with the means and methods to deliver modern, innovative and highly effective learning for their students.
Damian Groark With more than 16 years of experience as a headteacher, Damian currently leads a one-form entry Catholic primary school in County Durham. Located in an area of mixed economic privilege, the school was most recently judged as Outstanding thanks to Damian’s stellar leadership and understanding of what it takes to raise achievement throughout an entire school.
Dave Stott A highly experienced behaviour management expert, Dave specialises in all aspects of emotional literacy, anger management, and whole-school initiatives around inclusion. Dave has over 30 years of teaching experience in mainstream and special schools across all key stages at teacher, head-teacher and county manager levels. His natural creative flair guarantees a lively, involved and highly motivational presentation for all delegates.
Hil Gibb An extensively knowledgeable NLP and Leadership expert, Hil has a degree in Psychology & Education and an MA in leadership. She is also a master practitioner and coach on the subject of neuro-linguistic programming. She was consistently judged as Outstanding in her roles as a teacher and a headteacher.
Jaz Ampaw-Farr Literacy specialist and international speaker, Jaz is passionate about the difference teachers can make in the lives of their pupils. Jaz’s is a Teaching and Learning coach and has worked in a variety of settings both in the UK and internationally, offering solid, independent and tailor-made advice and training.
Katharine Saunders Katharine is a specialist in Primary and Early Years mathematical development and provision for EAL learners. She supports schools in developing leadership and management and securing consistent improvements in all aspects of teaching and learning.
Laura Kearney Laura has significant knowledge of leading school in challenging circumstances through successful Ofsted, HMI and LA inspections, aided by her ability to translate strategic visions into successful practice. Her training is always engaging, motivational and situated at the very forefront of innovation in education.
Linda Webster A language and literacy expert, Linda specialises in primary Teaching and Learning, Talking Across the Curriculum, and EAL. Linda has worked in the field of education for more than 25 years and has an MA in primary education. She has experience in classroom teaching, teacher development and school improvement, both in the UK and internationally.
Sofia Ali With over 20 years of experience in classroom teaching, teacher development and school improvement, Sofia delivers highly practical and theory-grounded training.
Liz Henning An extensively experienced mathematics and behavioural management trainer, Liz is at the forefront of educational change and delivers training across primary, secondary and university levels.
Rebecca Howitt Rebecca is a highly experienced trainer who specialises in school improvement, ICT across the curriculum and teaching and developing ICT skills. Previously a primary teacher, ICT co-ordinator, member of the senior management team and LA ICT Consultant, she now provides training and consultancy services to the national and international education sector.