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Kathleen Tyson

Personal details

Name: Kathleen Tyson

Qualifications: PG Diploma (M Level) PGCE TLHE (M Level), NPQH.

Job Title: PPT Professional Partnership Tutor for Pendle, Settle and Rossendale Cluster Schools.

Job Role:

  • Supporting and managing partnership activities between schools and other placement settings
  • Acquiring and allocating student placements
  • Supporting students and managing quality assurance within the cluster and across clusters with other PPTS
  • Delivering Initial and Experienced Mentor Training
  • Undertaking student observations, including joint observations with colleagues.
  • Securing school engagement etc.

Email: kathleen.tyson@cumbria.ac.uk

Phone: 01524 385 697

Academic interests

Academic Interests

  • Developing coaching and mentoring skills in schools
  • Supporting NQTs
  • Identifying best practice for effective observations
  • Developing School Ethos – emphasis on Church schools and their distinctiveness.

Recent External Roles

  • Working with colleagues from other North West ITEs
  • Working with partner schools to identify areas of strengths and support areas for future development.

Research activity

Current Projects

  • Classroom observations – an effective tool to raise student achievement and promote good progress and outcomes by children. Trialling of new software/ E Walk.
  • Working as part of NQT Support team

Selected Outputs

  • Working with NQT team
  • Supporting schools in identifying good practice and developing and implementing appropriate and effective action plans.