About me …

Teacher. Leader. Author. Blogger. Coach. Keynote speaker. 

Teacher & leader: I am a Teacher of Humanities, History specialist and currently also teach A Level Politics. History Coordinator at Brighton College Al Ain, Abu Dhabi and former Head of Department at Elfed School, North Wales. Lead Practitioner 2015.

Author: In November 2018 my first book was published Love To Teach: Research and Resources for every classroom with John Catt Education Ltd. You can order my book here on Amazon.

Blogger & writer: I have written for many educational blogs and magazines including Teach Middle East magazine, Education Journal Middle East, UKEd magazine, Innovate My School and Teach Secondary. I now mainly blog on this site!

Coach & mentor: I work with colleagues across Primary and Secondary schools specialising in teaching and learning linked to educational research, the science of learning, literacy across the curriculum, edtech with Apple, Microsoft and Google technologies. I also support senior leaders and teachers with professional development.

Keynote speaker: I have presented at various high profile events across the UK and. Events in the UAE include a keynote presentation at the UAE University focusing on innovation across the curriculum. I have also presented at Qatar, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Hong Kong.

Additional information:

I worked with the British Council as Connecting Classrooms Co-ordinator 2015-2016. I was a WJEC History GCSE Examiner 2014, 2015 and 2016. Organiser and host of #TeachMeetNorthWales & #TMHistoryIcons. Voted as a finalist for the 2018 Middle East Education Influencer award. Since September 2017 I have been a Governor on the Advisory Board at Manor Hall International School Al Ain, Abu Dhabi.