As a teacher, teacher trainer and examiner, I work with learners of all ages from all backgrounds and cultures and with diverse specific learning needs. I specialise in language, literacy and learning skills development and support students and teachers engaged in accessing national and international qualifications.
I work with learners with recognised and unrecognised issues related to diagnosed or undiagnosed conditions that affect learning experiences including dyslexia, hyperlexia, dyspraxia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other learning difficulties. I also work with all types of gifted and talented learners.
My practice focuses on creating learner-centred and learner-empowering environments using communication and collaboration to support the acquisition and development of personal qualities, skills and knowledge, with particular emphasis on strategies that minimise stresses caused by the requirements of institution or qualification led education.