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Ark Teacher Training tutors
Wednesday 31st October 2018

We know that training to teach can be a little scary.
At Ark Teacher Training, we understand that there are lots of little things that worry our trainees about entering the classroom. That’s why our team of experienced tutors, coaches and subject specialists work with our trainee teachers, supporting them every step of the way in their new career.

Ark Teacher Training
Thursday 25th October 2018

"I can honestly say that teaching has changed my life."  
Georgie, an English teacher at Ark Elvin Academy, has recently graduated from Ark Teacher Training and is now in her NQT year at her school in Wembley. "I came into teaching from a career where I really wasn't happy. The transformation to now has been incredible. I can't imagine not being a teacher anymore."

Sumeet Mehta`
Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Sumeet Mehta is the co-founder and CEO of LEAD Schools, a network of schools in small towns and rural areas in India. Previously Sumeet has worked as a teacher, as the CEO for Zee Learn Ltd and as a Brand Manager for Procter & Gamble Singapore. 

Monday 22nd October 2018

Aishling Ryan is the Principal of Ark Pioneer Academy, a new Ark school that will open in Barnet in September 2019. She was previously Vice Principal at Ark Academy

Ark Academy
Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Julie Harrison is Assistant Head at Ark Academy Primary in Wembley.

Reshma Patel
Thursday 6th September 2018

Reshma Patel is the Executive Director of Impact Network, a group of more than 40 schools in rural Zambia. The Impact Network is a member organisation of the Ark venture, Global Schools Forum (GSF). GSF supports and represents non-state schools and school networks in low and middle-income countries, enabling them to better deliver quality education to children from low-income families.

Josie Verghese
Tuesday 28th August 2018

Josie Verghese is a Senior Producer at the BBC. She became a governor at Ark Walworth Academy in South London six years ago. She talks about how governors come from many walks of life, and explains that volunteering doesn’t require specialist skills – just a desire to get involved and offer your time and experience to become a critical friend to the school.

Deliberate practice in knowledge-rich lessons
Friday 29th June 2018

The video below features Ark Academy teacher, Sophie Vellacott, demonstrating how to deliver a knowledge-rich lesson.

The checklist for delivering a knowledge-rich lesson is also below:

Peepul
Wednesday 27th June 2018

Kruti Bharucha is CEO of Peepul, an Ark venture. Peepul is an education non-profit that aims to transform children’s lives in India.

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