Education Working Groups

Meet the members of the Education Working Groups.

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Education Working Groups

BNF has four Education Working Groups around the UK that formally meet on an annual basis. The Groups comprise practising teachers, awarding organisation representatives, initial teacher education personnel/trainers and government officials. The role of the Groups is to critically appraise education plans and activities, highlight changes, challenges and opportunities in teaching pedagogy and classroom practice, and discuss needs for professional development.

The following people serve on the BNF English Education Working Group:

  • Ms L Attwood, AQA 
  • Mr H Bettles, Armitage CE Primary School 
  • Ms T Goodyere, Birmingham City University 
  • Ms A Hardy, OCR 
  • Mrs K Hufton, Education Consultant 
  • Ms Z Lawrence, Petersfield School 
  • Mr K McGuinness, Bramhall High School 
  • Mr J O’Rourke, Washingborough Academy 
  • Ms E Schneider, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Ms S Parker-Morris, Worcester University 
  • Ms B Turner, PE Specialist  
  • Ms E Tydeman, Public Health England 

The following people serve on the BNF Northern Ireland Education Working Group:

  • Mrs L Anderson, Wellington College Belfast 
  • Ms M Davidson, University of Ulster 
  • Mrs S Davidson, Omagh Academy 
  • Ms J Hanvey, Education Authority (Belfast) 
  • Mrs G Henderson, Consultant 
  • Ms H Kettyle, Enniskillen Royal Grammar School  
  • Mrs L Kelly, St Columbanus’ College 
  • Ms A McGarry, North Coast Integrated School Coleraine 
  • Ms C Mulrine, Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland 
  • Mr S Park, University of Ulster 
  • Ms H Somerville, McKinney Primary School 
  • Mrs W Strain, Antrim Grammar School 
  • Ms D Wagner, CCEA 

The following people serve on the BNF Scottish Education Working Group:

  • Ms S Beattie, Education Scotland 
  • Ms E Creaney, Carluke High School 
  • Ms J Eddington, Westhill Academy 
  • Mr G Findlay, Scottish Qualification Authority 
  • Ms A Floyd, HM Inspector of Education 
  • Ms S Hargreaves, Education Scotland 
  • Ms L Henderson, St Timothy’s Primary School 
  • Ms M Johnston, Alexandra Parade Primary 
  • Ms E Juskowiak, Strathaven Academy 
  • Mrs T Olmeda-Hodge, Food Standards Scotland 

The following people serve on the BNF Welsh Education Working Group:

  • Ms A Bergiers, Nantgaredig Primary School 
  • Ms A Candy, Welsh Joint Education Committee 
  • Mr M Campion, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Education and Training in Wales 
  • Mr L Henry, Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr 
  • Mr M Lewis, Gowerton Comprehensive 
  • Ms N Lloyd, Pen Y Cwm Special School 
  • Ms K Mallows, Cowbridge Comprehensive School 
  • Ms J Nicholls, Aberdare Community School 
  • Mr M Penny, Monmouth Comprehensive School 
  • Mrs N Rees Williams, Appetite for Life Facilitator 

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