|Dr Lynne Isham is Director of ITT and Deputy Headteacher of Curriculum and Pedagogy in Lampton School. She has a Master’s Degree in education for more able students, and a PhD based on research into teachers’ pedagogical practices. She has devised a training programme for teachers across Hounslow, and beyond, on raising achievement at A/A* at A level, which is delivered annually. She is an MFL teacher, having taught French from Years 7-13; and has also taught Critical Thinking in the 6th form.
|Dr Richard Branch works on ITT curriculum development. He is a science teacher at Lampton School, and a member of Visiting Staff at the UCL Institute of Education, where he conducts research on formative assessment in physics. He also works with the LWA Teaching School to support local primary schools with their science provision. Previously, Richard was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University, where he pursed research in biophysics and supported undergraduate and graduate students in laboratory courses.
Emily Giles is the lead for trainee selection and trainee support. She is an English teacher and KS4 Lead in English at Lampton School, and has been teaching there for 8 years. Previously she taught in Essex and fulfilled various roles within her subject including Deputy Subject Leader, KS3 Lead, KS5 Lead and Gifted & Talented Coordinator. Emily’s role in the LWA ITT programme is to support and encourage trainees into what she believes is the best job in the world - teaching! - and to ensure the highest quality candidates are recruited into the programme.