Meet the Team

lisa.jpgLisa Bradshaw – Director of the North West Learning Partnership

Lisa is a former Deputy Head Teacher, Maths consultant and School Improvement advisor, who is now Director of the North West Learning Partnership and School Improvement at the Three Saints Academy Trust. As Maths Hub Lead, Lisa is responsible for the operational aspects of the maths hub, which involves liaising with the wider leadership team and recruiting schools to join our projects. Lisa is responsible for planning, organising delivery, evaluating and quality assuring the hub’s work. With the support of the strategic partners and assistant maths hub leads this leads to the development of the annual action plan, evaluation report, and individual Work Group Plans.

Lisa has recently been appointed to represent the LWY region on National Maths Hub Council.

Kathy.jpgKathy Carman - School Direct Strategic Lead

Kathy was a Primary teacher for 27 years and taught all age ranges from Nursery to Year 6. During that time, she was also SLE in English, delivering in school support and training. Kathy has extensive experience in ITT having previously worked in university as a Senior Lecturer in Primary and Early Years English, working in a team to develop ITT in Phonics and as Key Link Tutor for schools. On her return to school, Kathy helped set up and became Strategic Lead for School Direct. She continues in this role and is passionate in ensuring our School Direct programme is the most effective and supportive in preparing our future Teachers. Kathy is also an Educational Consultant in Dyslexia. 

sarah.jpgSarah Makin – Senior Administrator

Sarah is a former marketing and finance officer from within the finance and industrial sector.

Her role as Senior Administrator is to manage the finance systems for North West Learning Partnership. Sarah also manages the Maths Hub information systems by way of updating finance information and maintaining project information. She works closely with the Paula Foster and Sarah Knowles in the administration team to ensure smooth running of all CPD events and Maths Hub projects.

Paula_Foster_photo.jpgPaula Foster- Teaching School Administrator

Paula is a former HR Admin Manager from within the retail sector.

Paula’s role as administrator is predominantly to source suitable high quality venues, along with managing bookings for all of our conferences and training courses. Paula also provides administrative support to the Director of the Teaching School and Consultancy staff.

Please contact Paula to book a place at any of our events.

sarah_k.jpgSarah Knowles - Administrator

Sarah’s role is to provide administrative support and assistance to the School Direct Strategic Lead (Kathy Carman).

Sarah also provides clerical support to North West Learning Partnership and NW Maths Hub 3.

Contact Sarah if you have any queries regarding School Direct.