practising primary teacher for over 20 years. I think it’s 24 actually;
currently literacy co-ordinator, SENCo and Deputy Head of a primary school in Suffolk;
advisory teacher for literacy in Cambridgeshire; leading practitioner for SEN in Suffolk;
MEd and Advanced Diploma from Cambridge; Post-graduate certificate for Specific Literacy Difficulties (Which I always think makes me sound as if I’m dyslexic)’
written and edited educational publications- all concerned with literacy- for 15 years; contributed to Developing Early Writing
husband, two ‘children’ (well, they were once. Now they’re 18 and 20), two cats. Live in Cambridgeshire.
Given workshops about teaching English and literacy in primary schools around the world (India, Middle East, UAE, South America, Maldives- that one was tough- The Hague, Madrid …in the past two years). Not to mention Bolton, London and East Anglia.