Debbie Schofield, and Anna Suggett are qualified teachers with a breadth of classroom experience. They have each spent over 10 years with Essex Local Authority as ICT Advisers and have considerable knowledge and expertise in ICT within Education.
In addition ICTinspires has a team of highly experienced Associate Trainers who deliver hands-on training sessions to schools. Many of the ICTinspires Associate Trainers team were formally either Leading Teachers for Essex Local Authority or employed as ICT Advisers.
Debbie (BEd Hons) was a primary school teacher prior to her ten year ICT advisor role within Essex LA where she was responsible for CPD. Within the LA role she developed support packages for schools and led a team of Leading Teachers to offer face to face training and school leadership support. After leaving the LA she founded ICTinspires with her colleague and channelled her extensive experience into creating internationally used curriculum resources and supporting local schools. Debbie is a qualified ICT Mark Assessor and is able to help schools through the ICT self-review process. She is also an Ambassador online safety trainer for CEOP. Tel: 07786 125567
Anna, MA(Ed), BA Hons. PGCE and CEOP Ambassador, began her career in education teaching in Suffolk where roles included class teacher, subject leader for Art and Design and ICT. She was instrumental in motivating and supporting staff, providing CPD as necessary and developing the role of ICT across the curriculum. Anna moved from the classroom to local authority work on curriculum development as a county adviser for ICT implementing initiatives to raise standards through the use of technology. She is passionate about helping schools transition from ICT to Computing and through ICTinspires delivers computing CPD to teachers nationally. Anna is also an associate tutor at the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia. Tel: 07734 304811