Communicating research to support the evolution of teaching


Richard Newton Chance - Chair
Former Principal of Queen Elizabeth's Community College in Devon, Educational Consultant

Professor Derek Bell

Director of Learnus, Professor of Education,
The College of Teachers, Visiting Research Associate, UCL Institute of Education

Chris Green

Chairman of Learning Skills Research Foundation
Former CEO of The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA)

Caroline Shott
Founder and CEO of Learning Skills Research Foundation.  CEO of Learnus and Maths Anxiety Trust

Paul Brett
Trustee of Learning Skills Research Foundation

Peter Burton

Former Principal, Krishna Avanti Primary School, Croydon

Fay Cosgrove
Primary school teacher since 2005, regional lead practitioner for numeracy, a facilitator for the Outstanding Teacher Programme and consults on the Welsh government's expert panel. She has master's degrees in Education and Social Science Research Methods and has conducted research for the National Network for Excellence in Maths.

Jeremy Dudman Jones
Assistant Head Teacher of Greenford High School, Middlesex

Professor Duncan Astle
Department of Psychiatry and MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, and Fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge

Jane Emerson

Founder and Director of Emerson House, a specialist centre for dyscalculia and dyslexia

Sylvia Gattas
Sylvia is a DPhil student at the University of Oxford, supervised by Professor Gaia Scerif and Dr. Alex Hendry. She currently serves as the co-president of the trainee board of the International Mind Brain and Education Society (IMBES).  Sylvia is a member of Oxford University Women’s  Lightweight Rowing Club.

Professor Alice Jones Bsc PhD
Senior Lecturer and Director of School and Family Studies, Goldsmith's, University of London

Kendra McMahon
Reader in Education at Bath Spa University, co-lead of the Centre for Research in Scientific and Technological Education and Learning. Her research and writing is on science education, particularly in primary schools, and in this context she has researched formative assessment, dialogic talk and is now exploring education and neuroscience.

Dr Rebecca Torrance-Jenkins
Science Teacher, Learning Consultant and writer for academic, teaching and parent audiences about how educational neuroscience and psychology can be used to better understand and help young people learn

Lysandra Sinclair-Harding

Doctoral Researcher in Psychology, Neuroscience and Education at University of Cambridge

Matt Slocombe
Doctoral Researcher in Develomental Psychology at the Centre for Educational Neuroscience, University of London

Professor Michael Thomas
Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Birkbeck, University of London, Director of the University of London Centre for Educational Neuroscience

Peter Wiggins
Part-time Learnus Communications Consultant, Assistant Manager, Hamish Johnston Ltd