Mike Shorten - Deputy CEO of Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust,
Monita Atkinson - Director of Carmel College Teaching School
"Monita has worked in education for 26 years. She has held a variety of positions within the college including: -Pastoral Learning Manager for 10 years and Professional Tutor, until her appointment as Director of Teaching School. She is a designated SLE and has worked with many schools across the North East of England. Monita has designed and delivered a wide range of leadership courses. She facilitates the National Professional Qualification for Senior and Middle Leaders and provides school to school support. As part of Erasmus+, Monita has led projects on pedagogy across several European countries to improve outcomes for pupils."
"Tony has twenty-nine years’ experience as a science teacher, the last twenty as curriculum leader for science at Carmel College, whose students in the 2016 PISA tests scored higher for science than the average for any country in the world. He has had extensive involvement in ITT, led the regional Triple Science “Network of Excellence” and Carmel is a partner school for the IoP. As an “Expert Curriculum Leader”, he is leading the TVEB’s science curriculum group. Tony is a current Assessment Specialist for OCR and have been a school governor for nearly twenty years, including two spells as chair."