Rigorous research demonstrates that improving teaching is one of the best interventions in schools to improve educational outcomes
For the last six years Dr. Vanessa Pittard has worked at the Department for Education in England developing policy, commissioning delivery and managing strategic relationships with the aim of improving outcomes for young people. Over recent years Vanessa has led policy reforms to mathematics and STEM education and primary phonics/literacy.
Vanessa now works as an Independent Education consultant offering extensive experience and expert advice linked to Curriculum and qualification change, pedagogy, mastery and cognition as well as education policy development.
Vanessa is passionate about using her PhD and academic background in cognitive psychology to underpin her approach to education, and deep commitment to evidence-based strategies and interventions.
We are delighted to welcome Vanessa as she leads a series of events focused on Meeting the Mathematics Challenge through Mastery.
Come to a full day of a professional development talk on Mastery in Mathematics. To find out more about attending or hosting an event with Vanessa Pittard, contact your local consultant.
How to plan effectively for teaching, the implementation of mastery in mathematics and addressing some misconceptions.
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