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Caroline Lucy Davis – English Educator and DEI Advocate

Caroline Lucy Davis is an English teacher of British Caribbean heritage with over 20 years experience of working with diverse groups within education in the UK and internationally (Asia, Europe and North America). She has taught and developed curricula for public and international schools, as well as for further education

Yamina Bibi – Assistant Headteacher

Yamina is an experienced Assistant Headteacher and Resilient Leaders Elements Consultant based in East London. Yamina has a wealth of knowledge and experience including previously leading the 2020 TES English Team of the Year, leading trainee and Early Career Teachers and Staff Development focusing on Teaching, Learning and Assessment. As

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,

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

Matthew Rudy Meangru – Assistant Professor of Economics

Matthew Rudy Meangru is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Northeastern University-London. He teaches calculus for business to undergraduate students. Matthew is passionate about showing his students that learning calculus can be enjoyable. He is currently finishing his doctoral studies at the University of East Anglia. His research looks at

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

Emmanuel Awoyelu – Assistant Head Teacher

Emmanuel Awoyelu is a SENCO, Assistant Head Teacher of inclusion,safeguarding lead ,behavior and subject lead for PSHE in a 3-19 Mainstream school. He previously taught in a specialist school for children with SEMH for 5 years before returning to mainstream education. Emmanuel is also the director of a charity programme

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

Frances Akinde – Headteacher / SEND Advisor

Frances is highly experienced in SEND and a champion of children/ young people with SEND. She is also neurodivergent. For the last 3 ½ years she has been a headteacher of a Secondary Special School (11-19) in Kent for learners with Autism and associated difficulties. Frances spent 7 years as

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

Angela Browne

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

Rebena Sanghera – Transition Coach

Rebena Sanghera is a Transition Coach with a 20 year background in technical education and is a T level Ambassador for the Department for Education, promoting T Level awareness and understanding. Due to her passion for social mobility and diversifying areas of low ethnic minority involvement, she is a coach

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Aniqa Khaliq – Senior Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education

Aniqa Khaliq is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East London, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She started off her career as a secondary school mathematics teacher, quickly progressing to HoD, and subsequently to university lecturer. She has gained experience of teaching within primary, secondary,

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

Manju Patel-Nair – EdActivist, Hopeful Disruptor and Consultant

Manju is a trainer & consultant who supports schools and HEI across across various fields encompassing racial justice, community cohesion, equitable school linking, gender equality, global citizenship and development education.  She is committed to creating safe and courageous learning environments, within and beyond formal education spaces. This includes bringing diverse

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

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

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

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

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

Dr Rina Bajaj – Counselling Psychologist

Rina is a Counselling Psychologist and completed her Doctorate from City University, London in 2008. She is Chartered with the British Psychological Society and is a Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health Professionals Council. She has been working within the field of mental health since 2004 and has varied experience with

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

Sarah Gordon – Post Graduate Researcher, Creative designer and educator

Sarah’s current PhD research embraces the worlds of design, education and mental health, exploring Black students’ mental and emotional well-being in the context of university life, through creative methods. Sarah also tutors creative students and delivers workshops on a variety of topics, such as practical design skills and theory.  She is

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

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

Dr. Keith Russell – Education Consultant

Dr. Russell worked in education for over 25 years as a Teacher, Head of English, Lead Practitioner and Ofsted trainee. He has worked in UK and international settings: Brunei, Malaysia, France and The Cayman Islands. He holds an MA in Leadership, MSc in Research and a Doctorate in Leadership.

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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 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

Maxine Thomas-Asante – Freelance Public Speaker

Maxine Thomas-Asante is a vibrant public speaker and workshop facilitator with a passionate focus on anti-racism. She is able to support organisations with problem structuring at early stages of strategising and can deliver a talk that will leave your audience energised. info@maxineta.co.uk Link Twitter Linkedin

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

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

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

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

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

Danielle Babatunde Speaker, Teacher, Consultant

Danielle Babatunde is an Educator, Public Speaker, Founder of Transcend Movement and Education Consultancy – EIA Consults.  Danielle seeks to contribute to social equity within education, by seeing all types of children overcoming barriers, having a growth mindset and reaching their full potential.  She has spoken across the UK, delivering talks, assemblies,

Alicia Hill (nee Pennant) Headteacher

Alicia Hill (nee Pennant) is a Headteacher. She is a 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

Ahmad Dolani – Doctor of Education Researcher

As an Ed doctor of Education researcher, I am much involved in the areas related to BAME educated figure involvement within the school governing bodies across UK. My passion as a second time school governor, Merseyside Police Commissioner Office Custody Suite Visitor , teacher, I have been focused on the

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,

Daryl Sinclair – Head of Secondary

Daryl is an experienced international teacher committed to decolonising geography and making international work more accessible and equitable for BAME teachers. With experience teaching a variety of exam boards from Edexcel through to Cambridge and the IB, alongside time teaching in public and private settings, Daryl has a range of

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

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

Zelpher Ferguson – Behaviour Consultant

Zelpher Ferguson has been in education for 36 years with learners from age 3 to adults. She has worked in state schools, in the independent sector, in further education and in business across a number of local authorities around the country.  During eight years as a Specialist Advisory Teacher for

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

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.

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
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Patrick Cozier – Headteacher

Patrick Cozier is a successful and experienced secondary school leader. He has been a Headteacher of a large comprehensive school (over 1500 students) for the last 15 years. He has also been the chair of the Haringey Secondary Heads Forum for the last 8 years.  In the last three years

Dr Nilufar Ahmed – Lecturer in Social Sciences

Dr Nilufar Ahmed is a Psychologist, Academic, Psychotherapist, and Equality and Diversity Trainer. With decades of experience in the area of education and inequalities is committed to making change happen. Driven by a passion for equality and inclusion, she works closely with institutions of all sizes from small charities to

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

Benjamin Barker – Head of School

Benjamin is a current Head of School working in a secondary Free School in Manchester. He has been teaching for 11 years with the last 7 being at the Senior Leadership Level. Starting as a science teacher in 2010, Benjamin went onto develop expertise in Technology to Improve Learning, Quality

Navdeep Sanghara – CEO

Nav became the CEO of The Woodland Academy Trust, a small primary multi-academy trust in Kent, in January 2021. Nav began her career as a teaching assistant in Lewisham and eventually became a Headteacher in 2012 at 31 years old. She is driven to serve school communities that are underpinned

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

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

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. head@woolstonbrook.warrington.sch.uk Twitter

Uzma Kausar – Director of English

Uzma is a Head of English who thrives on improving teaching and learning at KS3-5. She has a passion for her subject and her personal experience shows that young people are dynamic, full of energy and in need of nurturing through the form of knowledge and support, which they can

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

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
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Jayson Ceeraz – Physics and Dance Teacher

A qualified Physics and Dance Teacher who is a champion of Diversity and Inclusion in areas of minimal diversity including Independent schools and within Physics education. Jayson has worked with students from a range of backgrounds and is passionate about talking about Diversity and Inclusion alongside academic studies. He is

Amit Singh Kalley – Coach and Consultant

Amit is a former senior leader in secondary education who now runs his own coaching and consultancy business. An accredited coach, Amit specialises in coaching leaders and aspiring leaders and also works as a parent and teenage coach, supporting individuals through those challenging years. Amit is passionate about raising parental

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

Daisy Mae Wright – Art and Photography Teacher

Daisy Wright is an Art and Design Teacher who is passionate in providing a diverse curriculum which brings representation to all of her students. Daisy works in a diverse inner city school teaching both mainstream and students with specific EAL, SEND and SEMH needs. From her experiences in the creative

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

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

Sophia Kapcia – Teacher of English, Middle Leader and Researcher

A leading Teacher of English for over 20 years, working within diversity rich settings and in areas of high deprivation, challenging the status quo and leading school improvement in adverse situations. Sophia’s passion is creating inclusive settings for all students despite their backgrounds and starting points. Their research uses an

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

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

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

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

Nav Ahmed – Principal Lecturer

Nav Ahmed is a Principal Lecturer at Arden University and an award-winning educator. With a background in Modern Languages, Nav studied French Studies with German at the University of Warwick before obtaining a PGCE from the University of Sheffield. He then completed postgraduate qualifications in Law, including a senior status

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

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