Festival Keynote | How experienced career-changers into teaching can benefit our schools
Session description: We’ve learned from our career-changers that they can bring value and experience to students, schools, leadership teams and the wider system in a number of ways. Their career needs and expectations may be different, but supporting this demographic pays off. Lucy Kellaway chairs a discussion with three Now Teach career-changers and the head of a MAT to explore the impact that career-changers can have in schools.
Delivered in partnership with Now Teach
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About the speakers
Anne Marie Lawlor
Anne Marie joined the Civil Service straight from university and was involved with public policy and working with politicians. After becoming a charity trustee and a volunteer helping children with reading in primary schools, the thought to become a teacher returned. She is now a French teacher in London.
Ian HunterIan is the CEO of the Knowledge School Trust (formerly the West London Free School Academy Trust). Also specialises in interim management, organisation design and restructuring, large scale corporate change, Head Office, HR, Finance & IT transformation projects (outsourcing, shared services, business partnering, selection and implementation of information systems).