PEARSON LEAD PRIMARY TRAINER
Alan has worked in Primary education for 30 years and has experience as a Teacher, Head
Local Authority and National Adviser.
For the last 8 years he has worked as a freelance trainer and consultant specialising in Maths, Science, ICT and online delivery.
During the 1990’s Alan was instrumental in the successful implementation of Video Conferencing equipment in schools across a Local Authority and oversaw the professional development and support offered to teaching staff as the first ever educational intranet was rolled out to schools.
During his time with Education Scotland, Alan successfully led several national programmes that have since been replicated around the world. His role included managing the team responsible for supporting schools in the use of GLOW - the world’s first national education intranet and ensuring the technology was being used effectively to enhance the teaching and learning.
Over the past 9 years Alan has worked with Pearson to develop and deliver high quality Professional Development to schools across the UK and around the world with a strong emphasis on raising attainment and supporting pedagogical change.