Alison is the Primary SEND Lead and Module Leader for the PGCE SENDi pathway.
Alison teaches on the Primary Initial Teacher Education (with QTS) BA (Hons) and PGCE Primary (QTS) courses within the Department for Primary Education. She also works as a school experience tutor and personal academic tutor as part of Primary ITT.
Alison has almost 30 years experience in the education sector in a wide range of roles as tutor, teaching assistant, teacher, subject co-ordinator, SENDCo, teaching head of a small rural primary school, co-headteacher of a single form entry primary school, educational consultant and Section 5 & 48 inspector. She also worked as an Associate Lecturer for the Children and Families Team at the University of Worcester.
Alison’s work has mostly been in primary schools although she has taught all stages from Early Years to KS4 in a variety of educational contexts including Alternative Provision.
In 2021, Alison was privileged to receive an award for Academic Achievement in Education (in memory of Professor Peter Pumfrey) from the University of Worcester.