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Future Leaders’ Network for Ethnic Minority Teachers: Karine Karapetyan

Future Leaders’ Network for Ethnic Minority Teachers: Karine Karapetyan

Karine is a MFL teacher of French and Spanish at Avonbourne Academy. She joined United Learning’s Future Leaders’ Network for Ethnic Minority Teachers to gain confidence and has flourished in her career since.

Senior Leadership Progamme: An External Participant's Perspective

Senior Leadership Progamme: An External Participant's Perspective

Mike Collingwood had a unique experience of United Learning’s Senior Leadership Programme as he joined as an external participant. Mike works at Kelvedon Academy, a non-United Learning school.

Teaching with United Learning: Journey to Headship

Teaching with United Learning: Journey to Headship

We spoke with Kim Williams and Emma Gilder about their experiences of teaching in a United Learning school and their respective ongoing journeys to Headship.

From Finance to HR: Laura's Journey at United Learning

From Finance to HR: Laura's Journey at United Learning

Laura, a Business Intelligence Analyst at United Learning, recently shared her experience of joining the company as a Finance Analyst and later transitioning to the HR department.

Daniel Rodas Case Study

Daniel Rodas Case Study

We spoke with Daniel to find out about his 13 years with United Learning and his career progression over the years.

Case study: Leon Wilson

Case study: Leon Wilson

I started my teaching career in Jamaica, in 2000. Two years later, I moved to England to take up a position as science teacher at Burlington Danes School in London, following the recommendation from a friend.

Case study: Rebecca Glover

Case study: Rebecca Glover

I have been working in education for the last 27 years, starting my career as a Geography and PE Teacher. I then moved to Head of Department, before becoming a Director of Sixth Form. Thereafter I became Assistant Head, Deputy Head at Tadcaster Grammar School.

Case study: Sam Davidson

Case study: Sam Davidson

I started my teaching career in 1992 as a PE teacher, for 11-18 year olds. My career developed with academic mentor, Head of Year and Assistant Head Teacher positions, and in 2010 I joined Carter Community School as Vice Principal.

Case study: Derek Davies

Case study: Derek Davies

I started teaching in 1987, thinking I was just going to do one year then go off to be a theatre director. My first school was in Trafford, South Manchester, which still operates selection system at age 11; so effectively a ‘Secondary Modern’ school.

Case study: Jim Coupe

Case study: Jim Coupe

I began my career as a teacher of history and consequently head of faculty at Uckfield Community Technology College before joining Shoreham Academy’s predecessor school, King’s Manor Community College, as an Assistant Principal.

Case study: Stuart Edwards

Case study: Stuart Edwards

I started my teaching career as an NQT in Hastings in September 1998 as a Languages teacher. My main language is German and I spent a year teaching in a school in Germany in 1995-96 as part of my degree and it was there that I decided to pursue teaching.

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