Please forward this error screen to 170. Very impressive training delivered methods of teaching children to read and write an outstanding trainer.
She has many years’ experience as a head teacher, teacher trainer and consultant in phonics and literacy, working with primary and secondary schools throughout the UK. Her time as a headteacher in Tower Hamlets convinced her that when headteachers put reading at the heart of their schools they change everything. Their children learn to read quickly, get the reading habit early, learn to love reading and are successful at school. Ruth has been an adviser to the Government on many aspects of literacy teaching since 1997, from the early stages of the National Literacy Strategy to the Rose Review into the teaching of reading, the National Curriculum Review Committee and Lord Bew’s SATs Review Committee. Her work has been featured both by Newsnight on BBC1 and Dispatches on Channel 4. Ruth was awarded an OBE for services to Education in 2011. She worked closely with Ruth during the development of Read Write Inc.
Phonics and now runs our organisation from our offices in London. She is always looking out for dynamic, experienced reading leaders who are interested in finding out about a career with Ruth Miskin Training. Prior to working for Ruth Miskin, Davina worked as a Primary Literacy Consultant for Leicestershire, having spent several years as an Advanced Skills Teacher specialising in literacy and teaching and learning strategies. Davina joined the Ruth Miskin team as a trainer in 2007 and became Head of Training in June 2011. She has successfully trained hundreds of elementary schools across Australia, England, Mexico, Scotland, United Arab Emeritus and the United States of America to outstanding outcomes for children. With a decade of teaching experience, Colleen began her career as an elementary teacher in Saint Louis, MO. Teach For America recognized her classroom’s significant academic progress as a Sue Lehmann Award finalist.
After, she continued serving in Brooklyn, NY as a teacher and Dean. In the UK, Colleen led as Assistant Principal at an Ofsted-Rated Outstanding charter school before joining Ruth Miskin Training as a consultant trainer. In her free time, she loves to travel and enjoys the company of family, friends, and Lincoln, her pup. Her teaching was graded outstanding by Estyn. Having jointly led a school in Monmouthshire to model school status, she then led the implementation of the Read Write Inc. Her role includes managing our current projects with Academy chains, Local Authorities and school alliances. She helps to run the organisation on a day-to-day basis and keeps our beautiful building functioning.
With knowledge of all Ruth Miskin training, Nina can advise schools and individuals on their training needs. He is responsible for developing and maintaining our online and internal systems, websites and technologies. Richard works closely with the team at head office to ensure that the web systems are running smoothly and is the first port of call for tech support. She works closely with them to film activities and produce video resources for trainings and the School Portal. She also works with parents to make Parent Films for the Ruth Miskin Training website, and create clips for our social media pages. Elly was a Consultant Trainer for two years before starting in this role, and prior to that was a secondary school English Teacher and primary school teacher in inner London. She arranges in-school training, and is the first port of call for any school that contacts the office.