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Summary

Independent provider of top-rated professional development globally

Using the latest research and over 30 years of experience to transform the learning experience of students through improving teaching and learning.

International speaker, innovator and consultant. Happy to teach demonstration lessons rather than just 'talking the talk. '  Have possibly taught in more schools globally than anyone else. Highly experienced in challenging schools environments as well as pushing 'good' schools out of their comfort zone towards being outstanding. Behaviour management expert going beyond simple compliance. A user of technology only when it demonstrably adds value to learning. 

An innovator in Science, Maths and PE curriculums. A global expert in Girls in STEM initiatives and improving the resilience of learners. 

Founder of the CIC Rubbish Science Use rubbish, create something useful and learn scientific literacy

Work experience

Sep 2010Present

Independent Educational Consultant

Founder of The Science Educator. Online CPD and Coaching

 Physics Partners Coach and Digital Learning  Advisor

Delivering Pedagogy of EdTech for AppsEvents a Google Partner

Delivering model live lessons as part of the EdTech DfE funded program

Director of Rubbish Science  CIC supporting vulnerable communities www.RubbishScience.com by using design thinking 

Science Learning Centre, ASE - Triple Science Support, Getting Practical, Train the Trainers, Coach the Coaches. International trainer and speaker.

South Australian Government: Co-constructing lessons with student input

Vietnamese Government/British Council: Getting girls into STEM

Malaysian Government / British Council - Innovation in STEM Activity Club Development

PGCE Support -Buckingham, Coventry, Southampton and Brighton University 

Physics of Football Outreach with IOP 

Oct 2009April 2019

Teaching Learning Coach - SW Region

Institute of Physics

Supporting physics education in 12 schools in the SW region

Mentoring Early Career Teachers and Trainees.

Author 'Thinking on your Feet' Football and Physics with Arsenal FC

Gender Balance Officer - Improving inclusivity 

Jan 2009Present

Author

Hodder Education , CGP Books, Creative Education, IOP, Cambridge Press

Various books, interactive resources and videos 

Oct 2009Dec 2017

Teacher Trainer

Dragonfly Training

Teacher Training - Outstanding Pedagogy, Independent learning, Technology Integration iPads Maths /Science /PE 

19882009

Teacher, Head of Department, Head of Year, AST

UK and Zimbabwe

Teacher of Science, Maths, ICT and PE 

Head of Year, Head of ICT, Advanced Skills Teacher

Education

2002Present

Advanced Skills Teacher

Dept of Education

DEveloping outstanding teaching and learning

19861987

PGCE

Manchester University

Physics and TESOL

19791982

BSc (Hons) Physics

Manchester University

2.1 Degree

Skills

Digital Learning Consultant

Use of iPads and other devices to enhance the students learning and reduce the teacher workload.

Use of Google Classroom 

Science Innovator

Developed 'Rubbish Science and Three Act Science' a revolutionary approach to teaching science.  Physics taught through football and extreme sports. Back to the fundamentals of science - 'Where is the evidence?'  and 'What might happen if?'

Sports Coach

Qualified to coach : Surfing, Football, Tennis, Hockey, Powerkiting, Mountainboarding, Kayaking, Mountainbiking