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Priya Kara Education Consultant

Priya Kara is an education consultant, teacher trainer and mentor for overseas teachers in the UK and teachers in India. Priya has recently completed her Masters and her specialism is in Education, Gender and International Development. Priya is passionate about her research and work and led an Innovation Education team for

Ann Marie Christian Safeguarding Consultant

Ann Marie Christian is an International Child Protection and Safeguarding Consultant, Author, Trainer and Speaker. Delivers all types of accredited child protection and safer recruitment training, delivers workshops or keynotes at conferences and writes safeguarding articles. amc@annmariechristian.com Twitter Link

Nicola Coles Head of Sixth Form

Nicola Coles is a Head of Sixth Form and the founder of 1000daysofdifferences. She is passionate about building understanding of self and others through shared experiences. She works with schools to facilitate mutually beneficial connections between students and members of society who are different from themselves. nicolajcoles@gmail.com Link Linkedin

Marian Adejokun International speaker and CEO

Marian Adejokun is an International inspirational speaker, Multi-Award Winner, Published Author of 2 books, Youth Advocate and the CEO of Marian Adejokun Foundation, Founder of ReachOut2All Youth Organization portal services for our young people and Founder of B-Royal Clothing Brand. Marian speaks at churches, schools, universities on a variety of topics: primary,

Diana Osagie CEO Courageous Leadership

Diana Osagie is Director Courageous Leadership Consultancy & The Academy of Women’s Leadership Leadership Coach and Trainer – Consultant Head Teacher – School Inspector With 16 years’ experience leading secondary education, including six years as a successful head teacher in a London secondary school; Diana works at the cutting edge

Maureen Brettell Headteacher

Maureen Brettell is a proud Headteacher of an SEMH Special School in the North West. She has 16 years experience in leading on Behaviour Improvement, Inclusion, and improving outcomes for young people in PRUs/AP and she’s a specialist in effecting rapid school improvement through coaching and supporting staff. Twitter

Dr Pathik Pathak Higher Education Leader

Dr Pathik Pathak is a higher education leader with a stammer. He directs the Social Impact Lab at the University of Southampton and helps equip students with the knowledge, skills and experience to lead for sustainable development. P.Pathak@soton.ac.uk Twitter Link

Bennie Kara Deputy Headteacher

Bennie Kara is a Deputy Head Teacher specialising in Curriculum and Assessment. Speaking topics include diversity, literature, English teaching, gender, politics and sexuality. Twitter

Yamina Bibi Assistant Headteacher

Yamina Bibi is an Assistant Headteacher with an expertise in leading English, Early Career Teachers and Coaching. Yamina blogs at www.msybeebs.wordpress.com and tweets @msybibi Link Twitter

Raj Unsworth Chair of Trustees

Raj Unsworth is an experienced leader with over 23 years service in the public, private and charity sectors, both in executive and non executive roles. Passionate about all aspects of education, but especially effective governance and values lead school leadership, which she believes are crucial to ensuring every child accesses a good

Carol Shepherd Former Headteacher

Carol Shepherd is a former Headteacher and Leadership and Education Consultant. She works with leaders in education, governors and parents to help them get the best for the children in their care. She empowers them to be effective leaders in helping young people make positive choices; supporting leaders to be

Kelly Trivedy Academic Consultant, Tutor and Coach

Kelly Trivedy is an educational educator and researcher with Senior Fellow status based in Nottingham (and globally online). She runs her own business with a focus on three main strands as an Academic Consultant, Private Tutor for Law students, Montessori Tutor for primary aged students and confidence and Academic Coach.

Tamanna Miah Campaigner and public speaker

Tamanna Miah holds a number of roles as an award winning campaigner, public speaker, media spokesperson, facilitator, host, trustee, trainer, fundraiser, writer, mentor, freelancer. A TEDx & WeDay Wembley Arena speaker with over 15 years’ experience working in the youth, community, political sector representing many charities and organisations. Areas she works

Susan Gakungu Assistant Principal

Susan Gakungu is a senior leader with vast experience in pastoral leadership in school and the community. She has a proven track record in reducing student exclusions, improving student engagement and leading on inclusion. Susan works with parents in local communities, empowering them on how engage effectively in schools and support

Akilah Moseley Executive Coach

Akilah Moseley is an Independent Practice Educator, Executive Coach and Business Mentor, enabling and assessing both Pre Qualifying and Post Qualified Social work students/practitioners in practice. Akilah undertakes a Social Work Lecturer role at a London HEI and is a long-standing Governor in a Primary provision. Akilah also offers leadership and supervisory

Kim Rihal Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships

Kim Rihal is the co-founder of Equal Education, an ambitious and growing social enterprise targeting inequality in education around the globe. Her experience is rooted in senior leadership teams and Headship of two inner City London Schools. Kim has been recognised by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan as a

Damith Bandara Assistant Headteacher

Damith Bandara is an Assistant Headteacher in South London. Specialising in Leadership, coaching and mentoring. He loves reading and helping children and staff achieve their potential no matter the starting point. Damith is a National List Assistant referee in the Englsih Football league. Twitter

Titilola Dawudu Programme Manager

Titilola Dawudu is a writer and editor working in the charity sector and the arts and she has had extensive experience working with young people and adults, supporting them as a mentor and helping them to transition from studying to working professionally . She is a change maker and advocate for

Aggie Mutuma HR Director and Executive Coach

Aggie Mutuma is an experienced and passionate HR Leader, coach and mentor with a keen passion for inspiring and empowering BAME individuals as they navigate and grow in their careers. With over 20 years of experience Aggie is able to offer advice and guidance on career development and authentic leadership. Energetic, passionate

Ashish Kundi Head of RE and PSHE

Ashish Kundi is a Head of Religious Education and PSHE and blogger. He has lead school initiatives that gained national recognition for community engagement. Ashish speaks about how being yourself is the greatest tool in addressing misconceptions, how diversity needs to be a core aspect in all areas of the curriculum and

Thandiwe Banda KS4 Science Raising Standards Lead

Thandiwe Banda is formerly Head of STEM now Raising Standards Lead for KS4 Science at a secondary school in Surrey. She focuses on developing Gatsby employability and global citizenship skills in students and presents ideas on how to bring STEM research projects to the classrooms primary and secondary/Post 16 level. Think

Kiran Satti English and KS1 Phase Leader

Kiran Satti is an English Leader, KS1 Phase Leader. Learner and teacher. She is passionate about advocating alternative fairytales and diversifying the representation of gender and ethnicities in children’s literature; empowering fiction for girls #womened and using texts that immerse children into different worlds and lives – specifically immigration and

Danielle Babatunde Teacher and Public Speaker

Danielle Babatunde is an Educator, Public Speaker and Founder of a Youth movement called Transcend. Danielle’s main areas of focus within education are social inequality, anti racism and seeing all types of children overcoming barriers and reaching their full potential. She has spoken across the UK, delivering talks and assemblies, that equip young

Bukky Yusuf Deputy Head Teacher

Bukky Yusuf is a Deputy Head Teacher and Curriculum Director of Science with expertise in coaching, education technology, leadership & management, science and wellbeing. Twitter Youtube Link

Ali Hassan Education Consultant

Ali is from the United Kingdom and involved in supporting school organisations globally with school start-up, development projects, teacher and leadership training. Ali is currently the Director of Learning and Teaching at SEK International School Qatar, and a member of the International Baccalaureate Educator Network (IBEN) for the PYP, MYP

Isaac Timothy Anoom Mr Numbervator Primary and Secondary Maths Specialist

Isaac Timothy Anoom is Mr Numbervator. Isaac is an experienced Primary and Secondary School Maths Specialist / Teacher and Primary Maths Consultant. He has written and presented Maths Programmes for the BBC and works in schools with Headteachers, class teachers, school Maths Lead, NQTs to raise the achievement of maths with

Jamel C Campbell Early Years Educator

Jamel C Campbell is an Early Year Educator, EY Consultant and aspiring Children’s Author. He has been in the industry for over 18 years. Early years is his speciality but he has worked in youth clubs, schools, been a mentor to many and supported children with SEND. Jamel  is one

Veronica Cairns Science Teacher and freelance tutor

Veronica Cairns is a dedicated, empathetic, passionate and professional science teacher. Over 20 years teaching and learning , pastoral and curriculum development and design experience. Uses innovative and creative approaches in Maths, Science, Poetry, Enterprise and motivational speaking to engage and develop student learning individually/ groups/ year groups. vcairns@btinternet.com Linkedin Link

Karl C. Pupé Teacher and author of “The Action Hero Teacher”

Karl Pupé is a qualified classroom teacher with a decade’s experience across the Primary, Secondary and Further Education sectors. Specialising in Behaviour Management, he worked as a Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEETs) Coordinator teaching students with severe Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. Link

Flo Awolaja LinkedIn Mischiefmaker, and Edupreneur

Flo Awolaja is a LinkedIn Mischiefmaker, and Edupreneur: (An entrepreneur working within education). Her specialisms include: Creativity, Wellbeing and the Arts. “When we connect education and entrepreneurship it’s all about taking control of your journey, using your strengths to make an impact”. Her fun loving personality exudes a quiet confidence and

Taneisha Pascoe-Matthews Assistant Headteacher-Inclusion ( SENCO & PP)

Taneisha Pascoe-Matthews is currently Head of Learning Support with the main portfolio as a SENCO. Taneisha has 16 years’ experience in the Education Sector with her career starting in Jamaica as a Maths and Computer Science teacher. She is passionate about advocating for better services for families of children diagnosed with

Joss Cambridge-Simmons Childcare Specialist And Entrepreneur

Joss Cambridge-Simmons is a nanny and battles with the stereotypes that exist about men working in Early Years. Joss, also a DJ, is keen to share his professional experiences over the last 10 years including becoming CEO of Jossy Care Childcare Service.Joss Cambridge-Simmons is a nanny and battles with the stereotypes that exist about

Mélina Valdelièvre English Teacher

Mélina Valdelièvre is co-founder of The Anti-Racist Educator, a Scottish collective working towards an education system that is free from racial injustice and critically engaged with issues of identity, privilege and power. Her recent research interests include the impacts of racism on mental health and strategies for buffering the adverse effects

Farzana S. Islam Educator

Farzana S. Islam is an educator and youth engagement specialist with a passion for integration and creating belonging. farzana@activecitizeneurope.org Link

Dilma de Araujo SEN advisor and researcher

Dilma de Araujo is part of a dynamic group, supporting middle and senior leadership team duties as a Special Education Needs educator. She is a special education needs advisor and researcher for Church of England boarding schools and Think Tank organisations. dilmaraujo3@gmail.com Linkedin

Dominique Dalais Head of Physical and Health Education

Dominique Dalais is is the Head of Physical and Health Education at an International school in the London area. He is into his 25th year as an educator. Dominique has worked internationally for many years in countries such as France, China, Switzerland and South Korea. He is an IB MYP workshop

Patrice Miller English teacher and middle leader

Patrice Miller is a London based English teacher and middle leader. She is passionate about developing strategies to support and improve writing for underachieving learners. patrice_miller@hotmail.co.uk Twitter Link

Ayo Awotona International speaker

Ayo Awotona is an International Speaker who specialises in confidence building for girls and young women (10-25). Ayo is a very energetic young woman who is highly engaging, relatable, creative, forward thinking and has such a passion for life! Ayo’s core message is finding self-worth. This originates from her genuine real-life experiences

Sabrina Edwards Director of Educating for Equality

Sabrina Edwards is an experienced primary school head teacher, with particular expertise in curriculum design, values- based education, creating a coaching culture and cognitive education. She is also the Director of Educating for Equality, an education consultancy committed to supporting schools on their journey to becoming anti-racist and gender equal.

Dr Anjali Shah Senior Lecturer in Education

Anjali Shah is a former Science teacher now working as a Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Chester. My research focuses on the development of professional identity of new teachers and the experiences of diverse participants in teacher education with special focus on career changers, BAME and EAL entrants

Blessing Maregere Teacher & Educational Technology Researcher

Blessing Maregere is a Teacher of Entrepreneurship and Marketing at Leeds City College. PhD researcher in Technology Enhanced Formative Assessment. Speaking topics include: Starting a business, Let Your Passion Be Your Alarm Clock, Youth Entrepreneurship, EdTech, Innovative assessment methods. Passionate about Entrepreneurship, Education and Technology. Twitter

Abed Ahmed Head of Maths

Abed Ahmed is a person who Stammers. He is the Head of a Maths department. Shortlisted as the Best New Teacher of the Year (TES), he helps pupils to become good mathematicians and to be confident in their own skin regardless of their disabilities. abedahmed@live.com Twitter

Ann Palmer FCCT CEO of Fig Tree International

Ann Palmer has over 30 years experience in inner-city schools and established a background in leading and turning around schools in challenging circumstances. Her exposure within the wider aspects of education has been both broad and diverse. She held headship roles in large, culturally-diverse schools in both primary and secondary

Gulwali Passarlay Author and Refugee Rights Campaigner

Gulwali Passarlay is author of best-selling book  The Lightless Sky, award winning  Activist and Campaigner, Co-Funder of My Bright Kite  and member of Speakers Collective. Gulwali is a dedicated advocate, humanitarian and spokesperson for refugees and asylum seekers across the UK. Since arriving in the UK in 2007 after being forced

Kulvinder Kaur Johal Regional Mentor

Kulvinder Kaur Johal is a former AHT and SLT member with over 25yrs teaching experience. She is now working as a Regional Mentor in Primary Science across London and the South East. Specialisms include primary science, cross curricular links, leadership, teaching and learning. kulvinder.johal@pstt.org.uk Link

Richard O’Neill Author/Storyteller

Richard Rai O’Neill is a Romani Storyteller, Author and literacy consultant working in a range of educational settings helping to inspire and motivate all students to enjoy expressing themselves through the spoken and written word. He was raised in a traditional nomadic family and despite having a sporadic education, went on

Marva Rollins OBE Director of Rollins Education Consultancy Ltd.

Marva Rollins OBE is a retired headteacher since 2019 after 24+ years. She is now a consultant supporting schools leaders in schools in challenging circumstances through coaching and practical mentoring. Marva has 30 years experience of developing and leading programmes for leaders and future leaders. She is a public/conference speaker

Delano Stewart-Jones Head of Academy/Head of Education

Delano Stewart-Jones is a BA and MA graduate of the University of Bedfordshire. Head of Academy/Head of Education at Pro:Direct Academy Luton delivering a football/education programme for 16-19 year olds who want to progress on to higher education or work in the sport professional industry. Delano has a passion for sport,

Cleon Wilson Education Consultant

Cleon Wilson is an Education Consultant & Qualified Teacher. Learning/ Training and Development is his niche. He currently consults within the private Fostering agency. He has taught within the Primary Phase and mentored/ coached young people in secondary schools. Cleon is a highly experienced and skilled trainer – specialising within the School

Youlande Harrowell Assistant Headteacher

Youlande Harrowell is an Assistant Headteacher, Director of Sixth Form within an inner city secondary school co-founder of Mindful Equity UK. Youlande is passionate about the importance of the representation of positive BAME role models for young people. She loves supporting students from disadvantaged backgrounds to and through university and

Tayera Khan Lead Officer Gwynedd Council

Tayera Khan is a Lead Officer for the SVPRS at Gwynedd Council. She provides advice, support, deliver workshops and training to professionals and various organisations on forced marriages, HBV, domestic violence, and mental health within the BME community. Currently tackling issues around Islamophobia and hate crime. Welsh is her main language. Twitter

Imani Clough Character Educator and Empowerment Facilitator

Imani is an Educator, Facilitator and Mentor. Founder and Director of Imani Academy™, specialising in character and personal development. Imani facilitates conversations, teaches courses, hosts experiences, retreats, and delivers one-on-one/group support. More recently, Imani has contributed to educational research, curriculum course design and content, for a range of life skills

Rizwan Afzal Head of Faculty (Humanities)

Rizwan Afzal is a Head of Faculty (Humanities). He is passionate about growth and making a difference. From potential failure to partial success and the journey continues… Rizzyafzal@gmail.com

Karen Cruise Young people’s life coach

Karen Cruise is a young people’s life coach and specialises in helping our youth to break down the barriers that might be limiting their ability to reach their fullest potential. Karen works and speaks in schools, colleges and universities inspiring & supporting young people to be their best selves. karen@cruisecoachingconsultancy.co.uk Twitter Link

Nidal Sleiman Doctoral candidate (researcher)

Nidal Sleiman Haidar is a former international school principal who is currently researching educational leadership, international education and social impact. Nidal is an advocate of social justice and equality in an arbitrary educational system. She calls for a critical approach to liberate school leaders from an excessively quantified system that is

Nadine Bernard Head of Primary and Leadership Coach

Nadine Bernard is Head of a primary school in South West London and a passionate advocate for all things inclusion. Nadine is also the founder of Aspiring Heads, an online leadership programme for black teachers working towards senior leaderships. Nadine is admired by many for her passionate contribution for social

Meera Chudasama Research Lead and Editor of Innovate Journal

Meera Chudasama is passionate about educational research; in particular making educational research accessible and digestible for those who work in schools. Alongside being a teacher, Meera feels most at home when she is supporting teachers, and now students, to conduct their own small-scale inquiries. From starting a conversation to getting

Elmina Ferguson Head of English

Elmina Ferguson is an English teacher and Head of Department. Her work focuses on ensuring high quality teaching for SEND students. Elmina has a huge passion for teaching and learning. A huge area of her work involves developing trainees and NQTs. elmina28@hotmail.co.uk

Harmeet Sahota Senior Leader

Harmeet Sahota is a part-time senior leader, google certified trainer, digital consultant and founder of www.curriculumwide.co.uk. Harmeet is an advocate of providing an inclusive curriculum for every child. He specialises in tech innovation and has trained schools and spoken at events in Europe and the Middle East. Harmeet is passionate

Therese Osula Winthe Curriculum Quality Manager

Therese Osula Winthe is experienced in teaching across the science subjects, examiner and stem ambassador. She is currently the Curriculum Quality Manager at a reputable FE college. Therese’s specialisms are curriculum for diverse learners, quality and improvement, mentoring, and performance management. tessyosula@yahoo.co.uk

Sharon Warmington Executive Coach

Sharon Warmington is a specialist in corporate and school governance and holding a degree in Leadership for Change and Growth, Sharon is a results driven and highly sought after, global executive coach and motivational speaker. Sharon focuses on proactively creating opportunities for school governing bodies to properly represent the student body

Kevin Julian Learning Development Practitioner

Kevin Julian is a consummate learning and academic development professional in Higher Education. He specialises in dialogic and disruptive approaches to learning. His teaching and pedagogy fuse podcasts, curated dialogue, and content creation in what he calls ‘Lounge Akademics.’ loungeakademic@gmail.com Twitter Linkedin Instagram Link

Georgia Thompson Civil Engineer

Georgia Thompson is a civil engineer with a passion for shifting the mindsets of young people and teachers alike, bridging the gap between education and STEM industries. Speaking topics include diversity, gender, race, leadership and expertise in career coaching and workshop.   georgiavthompson@gmail.com Twitter Link

Angela Browne Interim Deputy CEO

Angie Browne is currently Interim Deputy CEO in a multi-academt trust in the South-West. She is a leadership coach, an experienced leader and former Headteacher and delivers training on a variety of leadership programmes. Angie writes and speaks about her passion for creating schools that nourish the children and adults within

Helen Sanson Education Consultant and Director

Helen Sanson is the Director of Forcera CIC a not-for-profit education and business consultancy offering system thinking expertise built on a good understanding of the best practices for systems change for social impact, while also appreciating the practical challenges faced when doing so. Her specialisms include governance, exclusions, diversity and

Jazz Rose Founder and CEO

Jazz Rose is is a passionate and engaging speaker with a compelling keynote message for schools, teachers & pupils on how they can raise attainment across the curriculum through delivering a broad, balanced and rich creative curriculum. He founded J and C Education in 2004 – A company who has

Naheeda Maharasingam Head Teacher

Naheeda Maharasingam is a Local Leader of Education (LLE) and a Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching. She is currently Headteacher at Rathfern Primary School. Education as transformation, empowerment and challenge is what she, as a Headteacher, has an unrelenting passion for.

Shaddai Tembo PhD candidate

Shaddai Tembo is an early years speaker and writer. He is a doctoral candidate at the University of the West of Scotland, lecturer (mat cover) at Perth College UHI, trustee for Early Education, writer at Critical Early Years, former director of the Bristol Men in Early Years Network, steering group member

Dr Diljeet Kaur Bhachu Musician, educator, researcher, activist

Dr Diljeet Kaur Bhachu is a musician–educator-researcher-activist based in Glasgow. She is a co-founder of the Scottish-Asian Creative Artists’ Network (ScrAN) supporting artists with Asian heritage in Scotland, and her research interests lie in exploring race and gender issues in the music industry and music education sector. Diljeet currently works

Mareme Mufwoko Head of School and Chair of Governors

Mareme Mufwoko is Head of School at a small, independent SEMH school and Chair of Governors at a local Primary School. Mareme’s leadership experience and work in the charity sector have honed her expertise in relationship building, communication, behaviour management and outward-facing leadership. As a Muslim, Black woman who wears a

Dr Angelina Osborne Historian

Dr Angelina Osborne is an expert in Black British history, politics of slavery and abolition, post emancipation, and teaching difficult histories and has featured in many places, including BBC Woman’s Hour. Angelina is the co-author of 100 Great Black Britons. angburger27@gmail.com Twitter

Abid Patel IT Director

Abid has been working in schools & EdTech for over 16 years. As the IT Director for the Leading Learning Trust, he leads on the digital transformation, digital strategy and delivery of all technology related learning experiences for the Trust. Abid is a Google Certified Educator Level 1 & 2,

Khadija Mohammed Senior Lecturer in Education and Chair of SAMEE

Khadija Mohammed is a Senior Lecturer in Education.She is also the co-founder and Chair of the Scottish Association of Minority Ethnic Educators (SAMEE) which aims to support BME teachers, parents and young people. Her PhD thesis focus explores the lived experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Teachers in Scotland. She

Sandra Harrison Headteacher

Sandra Harrison is a qualified and experienced SEND leader since 1996 with vast teaching and senior Leadership Team experience and Headship of specials schools since 2012. During that time, she has led on diversity and inclusion, wellbeing, behaviour and managed multi-disciplinary staff teams. Sandra has a wealth of strategic experience

Benjamin Barker Head of School

Benjamin Barker is currently the Head of School in a Manchester based secondary school. His specialism is science education, QA, progress of students at Key Stage 4 and leading teams. He also has extensive experience with blended and remote learning having led and delivered as part of the EdTech Demonstrator

Dana Abdulkarim Associate Assistant Head

Dana Abdulkarim is an Associate Assistant Head – PE, Life (PSHE) and a trustee for Chance to Shine charity. Dana was the first Muslim hijabi to play for England. First to coach International level. First to qualify to teach PE. Dana speaks nationally about racism, barrier busting, authenticity and purpose

Charmaine Roche Accredited Executive Coach and Company Director

Charmaine Roche is an Accredited Executive Coach and Company Director with 29 plus years as an educator including headship. Her work encompasses coaching, training and workshop development and delivery in mindful-self leadership and leadership development. She speaks as a Wellbeing in Education Advocate. She is passionate about supporting leaders to

Tajpal Rathore Actor, Writer & Artistic Director

Tajpal Rathore is an actor, writer and Artistic Director of theatre company Tribe Arts. His area of expertise is around race, decolonisation, diversity & inclusion. He specialises in speaking about decolonising curricula, mindsets, approaches & practices within educational and other institutions and frameworks. thaj@tribearts.co.uk Twitter Link

Shahana Knight Director of TPC Therapy

Shahana Knight is Director of TPC Therapy: a mental health and wellbeing service for children. She manages a team of clinical play therapists, sits on a foster care panel and delivers CPD training for professionals. Conferences and CPD she delivers includes trauma and the brain, attachment, therapeutic teaching, wellbeing and mindfulness. tpctherapy@gmail.com

Dr Poonam Madar Educational Consultant & Personal Development Coach

Dr Poonam Madar is an Educational Consultant and Personal Development Coach. With over 20 years of Higher Education experience, Poonam has lectured across Universities in and around London and was the only female in her Department to be nominated as ‘Lecturer of the Year’ at her last post where she taught

Danielle Lewis-Egonu Executive Head Teacher

Danielle Lewis-Egonu has been a leader in education for over 15 years, working within diversity rich settings and in areas of high deprivation, challenging the status quo and leading school improvement in adverse situations. Danielle is a passionate child advocate and leader of inclusion and curriculum development. lewisdanielle927@gmail.com Twitter

Audrey Pantelis Former Headteacher and Coach

Audrey Pantelis is the Founder and Director of Elevation Coaching and Consulting Ltd. Elevation C&C Ltd enables transformational school improvement. Audrey has 30 years experience in the education sector as teacher, middle leader, senior leader, school leader in both mainstream and SEND phases. She is also an accredited Resilient Leaders

Marcus Shepherd Principal

Marcus Shepherd is Principal of Nottingham Academy – The Wells Academy Campus. Former Assistant Principal & Head of Mathematics. He specialises in developing and crafting a whole school vision and driving change in very challenging circumstances. Marcus.shepherd@teachfirst.org.uk Twitter

Lesley Nelson-Addy Professional Programmes Tutor

Lesley Nelson-Addy is currently completing her PhD focusing on race in higher education. She is also an English PGCE Curriculum Tutor and a supervisor for the Masters in Learning and Teaching course. Lesley taught English in two local Oxfordshire state secondary schools for five years. Linkedin

Alicia Hill (nee Pennant) Assistant Headteacher

Alicia Hill (nee Pennant) is an Assistant Headteacher – Specialist in teaching & learning, curriculum, assessment and pupil progress. She has expertise in instructional coaching and mentoring. Bespoke CPD in all areas of education. Linkedin

Kojo Hazel PE Teacher and Head of Vocational Education

Kojo Hazel is a Physical Education teacher and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. Kojo is also Head of Vocational Education, a dedicated basketball coach, personal trainer, co-owner of Tribal Basketball, co-owner of Team Active Ltd and most recently, co-owner of THE Biz IT. Kojo’s passions are always geared towards coaching and

Ritesh Patel Subject Leader Design and Technology

Ritesh Patel has been a subject leader of design and technology for over five years. Ritesh is an advocate for wellbeing and motivating others. He has a strong passion for collaborative leadership and whole school Teaching and Learning. Link