Educator, creative technologist, and Researcher in Leeds, United Kingdom
Over 20 years of extensive experience as a senior teacher, creative technologist and programme manager, and a strong advocate of improving girls’ and women’s opportunities in STEM.
On a mission to increase participation and develop digital making skills for adults and children, and inspire future generations to create, invent and learn.
Published research paper with Leeds University, exploring the impact of maker education on the formal curriculum in secondary schools, and now enrolled on the Doctorate of Education programme (part time).
Areas of Expertise:
Supporting communities and schools to influence the direction of social change and make a positive difference with environmental issues through digital making.
Linking problem-finding with data to creatively solving local issues including air quality.
Initiator of The Things Network in Hull, Connected Hull smart citizen project and The Internet of Curious Things programme of educational activities.
Educational Research - Digital Making.
STEM to STEAM Curriculum Design.
Community Learning Programmes.