Sharing joy and knowledge from an ordinary life


Hello and welcome to my online home where I share the joy and knowledge-filled insights gained from my ordinary life.

I am a Curriculum Designer at the Teacher Development Trust. Previously, I have been an English teacher and Learning & Development Manager in Further Education settings in England, and a Head of Learning Design at the Chartered College of Teaching where my work focused on maximising the potential of online learning to support teachers’ professional development. I have designed courses on education technologies; engaging with and in teacher research, a pilot programme for the Early Career Framework, a series of courses on decolonising and diversifying the curriculum and now work on content and design for National Professional Qualifications for school leaders and teachers.

I am an advisory board member for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Teacher Development Fund. I also maintain the website for the BAMEed Network, a grassroots organisation aimed at ensuring our diverse communities are represented as a substantive part of the workforce of teachers and leaders in education.

My writing has previously appeared in TES, Schools Week, the Education and Training Foundation’s inTuition, Teachers Matter Magazine, New Zealand, and Womankind. I also have published chapters in The Early Career Framework: Origins, Outcomes and Opportunities book, and Teacher CPD: International Trends, Opportunities and Challenges book. 

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My writing commitment: I’m learning to honour my thoughts. I’m learning that my words can be shared before I’ve connected all the dots or learned everything there is to know. My writing can be a snapshot of a single moment in continually-evolving time.

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