Elizabeth English – ITT & NQT, D&T - Head of Design & Technology, Outwood Grange Academy

An outstanding teacher, currently working at Outwood Grange Academy as Head of Design and Technology and is Associate Assistant Principal within Teaching School. For the last two years Elizabeth has specifically focussed on the DT department leading on change to improve teaching and learning and therefore results, which will ultimately improve the life chances of students. She has a proven track record of developing staff and this year departmental results improved by over 16% on the previous year.

For many years Elizabeth has worked with ITTs and NQTs as a mentor and through the frequent delivery of teaching and learning training. Elizabeth is currently responsible for the first cohort of School Direct Trainees, a very exciting time for education.