We are extremely happy to announce the following amazing teachers as workshop leaders for #TLT16 at the University of Southampton on Saturday 15th October 2016.  Further details of workshops (including overviews) will be released soon.

Lead Speakers

Lindsay Skinner
Lead Speaker

Lindsay Skinner is currently a deputy head teacher at Bridgwater College Academy. She is in charge of curriculum and standards. Lindsay has made  a career in a variety of special measures or requires improvement schools. Lindsay appeared as a Maths teacher in the TV series Mr Drew’s School For Boys; she is also an English teacher and PiXL English executive member. Lindsay loves to read and can be found on twitter at: @lindsayjskinner

John Tomsett
Lead Speaker

John Tomsett has been a teacher for 27 years and a Headteacher for twelve. He is Headteacher at Huntington School, York. He writes a blog called “This much I know…” and is a co-founder of the Headteachers’ Roundtable Think Tank. His first book is called, “Love over Fear, This much I know about growing truly great teaching.” He writes regularly for the TES and is a conference speaker on school leadership. He remains resolutely wedded to teaching and helping colleagues improve their teaching. @johntomsett

Planning Leaders

Dawn Cox
Planning
Dawn is a teacher, currently working in north Essex. She has held a wide variety of roles in schools in her 15 year teaching career. Her current interests in her classroom are looking at memory and how it can be used to help students learn and using low stakes testing as an efficient tool for learning. She blogs at https://missdcoxblog.wordpress.com/
Caroline Spalding
Planning

Caroline is Head of English at a large, bustling and (she thinks) brilliant 11-18 comprehensive on the outskirts of Chesterfield in Derbyshire. She’s got a passion for feminism, poetry, and literature, but still can’t abide Dickens. This year, she’s been leading Assessment without levels, getting excited about teaching new texts, and become a member of the DfE Teacher Reference group. @HeadofEnglish

Jim Smith
Planning

Jim Smith is Assistant Principal at NUAST in Nottingham, specialising in STEM education for 14-19 year olds. He has been teaching for 10 years and got experience of leading whole school teaching and learning and CPD.  He is interested in disruptive thinking and how it can be used in teaching and learning to change the status quo and challenge the ‘because we have always done it that way’ and ‘if it ain’t broke don’t fix it’ way of thinking. @jim1982

Yana Weinstein & Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel
Planning

Yana Weinstein is Assistant Professor at University of Massachusetts Lowell (Psychology PhD, University College London). Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel is Lecturer at University of Dundee (Psychology PhD, University of Mannheim). Both did postdocs at Washington University in St. Louis with the authors of “Make It Stick”. The goal of their research is to apply principles from cognitive psychology to a variety of educational settings to help students make the most of their academic experience. Yana is particularly interested in how to get students to choose good study strategies, and Carolina has focused her efforts on investigating the benefits of distributed practice. @doctorwhy and @pimpmymemory

Questioning Leaders

Hayley Thompson
Questioning

Hayley Thompson has been a teacher of Science for 11 years. She became an AST in her second year of teaching and has exceptionally high standards in her day to day teaching. Hayley has worked predominately as a coach driving school improvement in a number of Yorkshire based Secondary Schools. Hayley has driven whole school changes to marking and planning in her last school. These ideas/models have since been adopted by a number of schools/departments across the country. Her Marking strategy that was uploaded to TES has been downloaded over 13,000 times. Hayley also collaborated on @teachertoolkit’s “100 Outstanding Ideas for Secondary teachers” book where she contributed the #7ePlan. @HThompson1982

Jennifer Hart
Questioning

Jennifer Hart has been teaching secondary Science in north London schools for over 10 years. Having been an AST and middle manager she finally joined the SLT, to lead on Teaching and Learning and CPD. A self confessed ‘teaching-geek’, Jennifer enjoys many aspects of a teachers role that others avoid. When she’s run out of planning and marking to do, she can be found geocaching around London. She writes about her experiences on www.staffrm.io.  @Miss_J_Hart

David Fawcett
Questioning

David is a secondary school teacher with over 10 years experience. He has held a number of positions over this time including a Learning Innovator and Head of Department. David also works as an educational consultant with a focus on developing the core fundamentals of teaching. He is currently writing ‘[Re]learning to Teach’ due out Spring 2017. @davidfawcett27

Andy Tharby
Questioning

Andy has been an English teacher for ten years, has worked as a ‘research lead’ and now has responsibility for whole-school literacy. He writes a blog, Reflecting English, and has co-written a very successful book on teaching and learning, Making every lesson count. Andy’s main interest lies in encouraging a gimmick-free, evidence-informed approach to teaching. @atharby

Feedback Leaders

Debbie Ferrer
Feedback

Debbie Ferrer is an English teacher with over ten years of classroom experience. In her previous school she led on EAL and is currently an Associate Assistant Head, SLE and an English Pixl Associate. @Debsgf

Toby French
Feedback

I’ve been teaching history in rural, coastal schools for the past seven years, always fighting the twin-tides of low-aspirations and high-workload. Along the way I realised  that the more time teachers spend learning about their subject the greater children loved those subjects.  I now write at mrhistoire.com about how less is more, talking is paramount and knowledge is everything. @MrHistoire

Amy Jeetley
Feedback

Amy is based in the West Midlands, and holds the post of Second in Science, with a passion and desire to develop
potential through leading and coaching. She came into teaching from a career in business, sales, retail, customer services, and recruitment, with experience in leading, managing and training people. Amy is further developing her passion for teaching through her MA in Education, focusing on researching the effectiveness of verbal feedback compared to written feedback, to obtain research data which can be shared and collaborated. Amy attends and presents at Teachmeets and conferences where possible to #network and #learn. @amyjeetley

Mark Miller
Feedback

Mark Miller is an English teacher and CPD leader at Dixons Kings Academy in Bradford. He has been teaching for 14 years and has previously been a lead practitioner in English and research & development leader. Mark believes that teacher development should be at the heart of school culture, and that everything – from CPD to the behaviour system- should be designed to support teachers. He writes about CPD and English teaching at thegoldfishbowl.edublogs.org

@GoldfishBowlMM

Leadership Leaders

Kev Bartle
Leadership

Keven Bartle has been the Headteacher of Canons High School, a vibrant comprehensive in the Borough of Harrow, NW London since September 2014. Previously Deputy Head at the school for six years, Keven has held responsibility for data, assessment, pedagogy and building system leadership capacity: Canons has recently been designated a lead Teaching School within the Canons Park TSA. Keven regularly pollutes the blogosphere (pretentiously known as dailygenius.wordpress.com) with his thoughts on teaching and school leadership. Keven’s views, which are best summarised using the Latin phrase “Nil Magnum, Nisi Bonum”, are entirely his own, although he hopes that in publishing them for all to see, colleagues at his school and elsewhere will challenge him in the expectation that he matches the reality to the rhetoric.
@kevbartle

Caroline Creaby
Leadership

Caroline Creaby is an assistant headteacher at Sandringham School, a secondary school in Hertfordshire. She teaches economics and business and has previously held roles including AST and head of department. Caroline has been studying part time since 2009. She completed her Masters in 2011 and is in the final stages of her doctorate examining professional learning and teacher identity. Caroline is interested in the use of evidence in schools and leads Evidence for the Frontline with the Institute for Effective Education. Caroline is committed to social mobility and volunteers at University College, Oxford to support their access work. @CarolineCreaby

Debbie Inglis
Leadership

Debbie is an experienced Performance Coach & Trainer, with an education background in a range of roles including Deputy Head and Local Authority Consultant.

A director at Square Two, Debbie now coaches leaders in schools across all sectors, in the UK and internationally. She also trains teachers and school leaders in Coaching Skills, and runs CPD & Wellbeing groups for DHTs/AHTs and Heads.

Debbie enjoys sharing her knowledge on Leadership and Coaching via Twitter and her blog. She has also been featured in the #Teacher5aday Wellbeing Journal & NAHT magazine – Leadership Focus. Find out more about Debbie here: www.squaretwo.co.uk  @HTcoach

Jarlath O’Brien
Leadership

Jarlath O’Brien is headteacher of Carwarden House Community School, Surrey. Jarlath has worked in comprehensive and selective independent schools and in three different special schools, working with young people from 2 to 19, with children that have gone to Oxford and Cambridge and children that have gone to prison. He is a core member of the Headteachers’ Roundtable, a member of the London Leadership Strategy’s SEN Leaders team and a board member of Wellington College’s Teaching School. He is an Independent Thinking Associate, writes regularly for the TES and speaks at conferences on leadership, special education and behaviour. His first book ‘Don’t Send Him in Tomorrow’ is published in September. @JarlathOBrien

Literacy Leader

Lindsay Skinner
Literacy

Lindsay Skinner is currently a deputy head teacher at Bridgwater College Academy. She is in charge of curriculum and standards. Lindsay has made  a career in a variety of special measures or requires improvement schools. Lindsay appeared as a Maths teacher in the TV series Mr Drew’s School For Boys; she is also an English teacher and PiXL English executive member. Lindsay loves to read and can be found on twitter at: @lindsayjskinner

Stephanie Keenan
Literacy

Stephanie Keenan is Curriculum Leader for English and literacy at Ruislip High School, Hillingdon. Formerly a TV producer, so more of a ‘Teach Second’, she completed her PGCE while on maternity leave with her second son. Describes teaching to former TV colleagues as ‘like live TV, with a teenage-only audience, a clear percentage of whom don’t want to be there, but who you have to convince to adore your show in the first 10 minutes, pay attention for all of it – oh, and remember most of it.’ @stephanootis

Kamil Trzebiatowski
Literacy

Kamil is an EAL Coordinator at Newland School for Girls in Kingston-upon-Hull. He has 16 years’ language teaching experience and is an EAL Academy associate, a member of NALDIC Publications Committee and frequent speaker/trainer at conferences, TeachMeets and other events throughout the UK. Kamil writes for his own blog Valuing and Protecting Diversity, promoting diversity and language and content teaching. He organises teacher events: last year he organised and led EAL TeachMeet at his school, attended by over 50 teachers, and this year, as a Pedagoo Curator, he brought the first ever Pedagoo event to Hull. @ktlangspec

Chris Curtis
Literacy

Chris Curtis has taught for over ten years. He is currently Head of English and part of his school’s leadership team. In his free time, he blogs at: http://learningfrommymistakesenglish.blogspot.co.uk/

@Xris32

Challenge & Differentiation Leaders

Shaun Allison
Challenge & Differentiation

Shaun Allison is currently a Deputy Headteacher at a large, successful comprehensive school on the south coast in West Sussex, where he leads on CPD and developing evidence informed teaching. He writes a popular blog https://classteaching.wordpress.com/ and is the author of three books – the most recent, ‘Making Every Lesson Count’, was co-authored with Andy Tharby and examines six principles that support great teaching. He loves finding and sharing the bright spots and getting that little bit better. @shaun_allison

Nancy Gedge
Challenge & Differentiation

Nancy Gedge is an experienced primary teacher who has specialised in teaching children with SEN in a minastream school for the past four years.  Her experience is not limited to the classroom, however, as she is also mother to a son with learning difficulties, Down’s syndrome.  She was the first TES ‘Teacher Blogger of the Year’ in 2015 and her book, ‘How to be an Inclusive Primary Teacher’, published by Bloomsbury, came out in May.  She writes about education and SEND in TES and Teach Primary magazine. @nancygedge

Stephen Lockyer
Challenge & Differentiation

Stephen has been teaching for the past sixteen years in a variety of settings and age-groups, and is currently a Senior Leader at a large Primary school in south-west London. He is enthusiastic about exploring and refining teaching, and is both passionate and inventive, especially in Primary. He has written a range of books about different aspects of teaching, and when not working or writing, can be found exploring the country in his campervan with a herd of children in the back. @mrlockyer

Atena Pitsillis
Challenge & Differentiation

Athena has been at Canons High School for five years now and has been in a number of roles including grassroots leader, EPQ co-ordinator as well as KS3 and KS4 coordinator within English. In her current role as head of English & Media her focus and passion is definitely centred on curriculum development and pedagogy: exploring how we can deliver the new and more challenging content in interesting and innovative ways to ensure the success of students whilst still fostering a love of language and literature. @APitsillis

Progress & Assessment Leaders

Stuart Lock
Progress & Assessment

Stuart is a maths teacher and Headteacher at Cottenham Village College, an 11-18 school just north of Cambridge. Prior to working at CVC he taught in London for 18 years. t: @StuartLock

Pete Pease
Progress & Assessment

Peter Pease is an experienced Maths teacher, former Head of Department, and current Director of Learning for Maths and Science at a large Hampshire secondary school. His passion in education is for developing teachers, and his current interests and projects involve the use of assessment and review to improve classroom practice, developing a school wide model of observation and feedback that is developmental for all staff, and planning and delivering CPD that involves live practice of teaching techniques.

Summer Turner
Progress & Assessment

Summer is Director of Teaching and Learning at the East London Science School, where she also leads the English and Languages Faculty. Summer regularly blogs and tweets about education, which has led to her speaking at teaching events such as BETT Futures, ResearchEd and WomenEd. Summer has recently written a book for Bloomsbury on Curriculum and Assessment Design, as part of their CPD Library series (#BloomsCPD). She blogs at https://ragazzainglese.wordpress.com/

@ragazza_inglese

John Tomsett
Progress & Assessment

John Tomsett has been a teacher for 27 years and a Headteacher for twelve. He is Headteacher at Huntington School, York. He writes a blog called “This much I know…” and is a co-founder of the Headteachers’ Roundtable Think Tank. His first book is called, “Love over Fear, This much I know about growing truly great teaching.” He writes regularly for the TES and is a conference speaker on school leadership. He remains resolutely wedded to teaching and helping colleagues improve their teaching. @johntomsett

Teacher Development Leaders

Phil Stock
Teacher Development

Phil is Assistant Headteacher at Greenshaw High School in Sutton. His main areas of responsibility are staff professional growth and the development of literacy across the curriculum. Phil has been teaching for 12 years and worked in three different schools in a variety of different roles, including Head of English. His passion is for helping teachers to continue to improve their ability to teach their students in a way that best reflects their circumstances, and to ensure that language development is an intrinsic part of learning.  @joeybagstock

Michael Slavinsky
Teacher Development

Michael Slavinsky is the Teaching and Learning Director at The Brilliant Club He designs the training for the charity’s two programmes: The Scholars Programme widens access to universities by placing PhD researchers into schools to deliver university-style tutorials. Researchers in Schools works to spread subject expertise, promote research and champion university access within schools by training post-docs to become classroom teachers and future education leaders. Michael is interested in how research can be used to improve educational outcomes, and how more students can be supported to highly selective universities. Previously Michael was a Head of MFL at a secondary school. @michaelslav

Ian Dunn
Teacher Development

Ian is a Head of English, and recently appointed Assistant Headteacher, at The Mountbatten School in Hampshire. He is particularly interested in making potentially conflicting aspects of school practice (curriculum design, monitoring, reporting, marking and classroom routines for example) work together with common purpose. Ian wants all students to become happy and engaged learners and it is teachers in classrooms that make this happen.

Chris Moyse
Teacher Development
Chris Moyse is an education consultant with 30 years of experience in education. Chris divides his time between running his own consultancy business, TLC Education Services Ltd and being Head of Staff Development at Bridgwater College Academy – Somerset’s first ‘all-through’ 3-16 academy and West Somerset College in Minehead. He was also the only associate teaching trainer with Ginnis Training Ltd – an education consultancy company led by the late great Paul Ginnis, author of The Teachers’ Toolkit. Chris predominantly works alongside colleagues in their classrooms, helping raise standards by improving the quality of teaching and learning and he works weekly with teachers from six key stages. He has worked in over 270 schools and colleges nationwide. @ChrisMoyse

Teachmeet Workshop Leaders

Kristian Still
Teachmeet

A lot can change in a year. With official recognition from Ofsted, Kristian left the Wellington Academy a ‘Good’ school and promptly went onto secure his first leadership consultancy role with the Focus Learning Trust. An Ofqual Subject Expert, subject nomad (PE, English, ICT, RE, Maths) and assessment edugeek. @KristianStill

John Ainsworth
Teachmeet

John originally hails from the frozen North of Blackpool but has embedded himself in balmy Hampshire working as Head of Art at a large secondary school. He has responsibility for mentoring and coaching aspiring middle leaders and has also established social media use as part of the ethos of his Art dept. He has chaired and developed regional Art panels so that they are based around formative, curriculum driven agendas and teacher development. He is a fan of developing a broad and balanced curriculum and of empowering foundation subjects to lead on whole school development. @whenwewerecows

Hannah Wilson
Teachmeet

Hannah Wilson has recently departed from her Vice Principal role to become the Professional Learning Consultant Leader for the Harris Federation. She drives the shared vision and strategy for staff training and leadership development across a MAT of 35 academies (soon to be 43) in London. She is currently doing her NPQH with the Future Leaders Trust. Hannah is the Co-Founder of #WomenEd, a grassroots movement to empower women in education. She tweets and blogs via StaffRm as @Miss_Wilsey.

Chris Hildrew
Teachmeet

Chris Hildrew grew up in London in a family of teachers: his Grandfather, parents, uncle, and cousin are or were teachers. He is also married to a teacher! Chris started his career teaching English and Media Studies in the East Midlands. He moved to the south west in 2010 as Deputy Headteacher at Chew Valley School, before moving on to the role of Headteacher at Churchill Academy in January 2016. Chris is passionate about excellence in state education. His particular interests lie in mindset theory, which seeks to develop positive attitudes to learning to maximise achievement, and in leadership. @chrishildrew

Supporters of #TLT16

Twinkl
Supporter of #TLT16

Twinkl provides instant access to teacher created, engaging and inspiring teaching materials.

@twinklresources

Bloomsbury Education
Supporter of #TLT16

Whether you’re looking for great classroom resources, amazing poetry, fiction and non-fiction for your library or inspirational professional development ideas we have the books for you! From award winning practitioner’s guides to dyslexia-friendly fiction for struggling readers, our wide range of resources spans from our early years Featherstone range to CPD for secondary teachers.  Bloomsbury Education provides fantastic ideas, practical help and inspiration for every teacher from student to senior leader. 

@BloomsburyBooks

Crown House
Supporter of #TLT16

An award-winning independent publisher of education, coaching, NLP, hypnosis, self-help and personal development.

@CrownHousePub

Square Two Development
Supporter of #TLT16

Do you ever get the feeling that you keep going back to square one?
Square Two focuses on improving performance by acknowledging and maximizing strengths, recognizing what’s in your control, and providing you with a range of skills and strategies to manage the demands of your role.
Director Debbie Inglis uses a combination of accredited coaching skills training, 1-1 coaching and personal development training to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. She combines this with a background of 16 years in education, including Deputy Head and LA Consultant, and now works with schools across the UK and internationally.
@HTcoach

www.squaretwo.co.uk

IPEVO
Supporter of #TLT16

IPEVO is a whole new approach to classroom technology. We believe that classroom technology should allow educators to do more at a lower price.

@ipevo

UKEdchat
Supporter of #TLT16

UKEdchat is a global community of educators with a focus on professional development, pedagogy, ideas and careers.
@ukedchat

IRIS Connect
Supporter of #TLT16

IRIS Connect gives you a cost effective and sustainable way to support professional growth. Informed by research, our platform offers the full cycle of effective professional learning.

The combination of our personalised professional learning platform, simple video capture tools and on-going support will ensure you see real impact on learning outcomes.

With data protection, privacy and safety at its heart, IRIS Connect is built to provide you with a secure professional learning environment. With everybody’s mind at ease, you can focus on driving whole school improvement and helping self-improving teachers, schools and systems build on their existing strengths.

@iris_connect

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