meet the team

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Shonagh Reid

Originally from Birmingham, Shonagh is an Assistant Principal in a city school in Nottingham. She has worked in challenging schools in Rotherham, Derby and Nottingham as a Head of Department and now specialises in the Behaviour and Pastoral areas of secondary education. 

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Alicja Hylton

Alicja is an assistant principal based in Nottingham. She is committed to providing a high-quality, inclusive education for all which empowers students to be successful in the wider world. Alicja is passionate about representation and equality, supporting educators into positions of leadership and improving the opportunities for social mobility.

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Denise Owusu

Denise is a Performing Arts teacher in Nottingham, teaching KS3-5. She is passionate about contributing towards the implementation of positive changes to the profession of teaching and the curriculum. 

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Shehlha Zafir

Shehlha leads a team of colleagues as part of the BAMEed East Midlands regional network to focus specifically on the area of Northamptonshire.

Our aims

  1. Creating and signposting CPD for BAME colleagues
  2. Sharing pathways to senior leadership and offering support in post
  3. Promoting education as a career for BAME children
  4. Supporting schools in the diversification of their curricula