Leading change – Improving Learning

David Mitchell is an award winning former Head teacher of two schools and now a Freelance Consultant who is possibly better known by his Twitter name DeputyMitchell. David introduced blogging at Heathfield Primary School resulting in a dramatic impact on standards. Writing SATS level 5 scores at the end of Key Stage 2 rose from 9% to 60% in just 12 months with each child in Year 6 making on average double the expected progress for the last three years. In 2011, David founded QuadBlogging which has now seen over 500,000 pupils from 65 countries take part. David’s mission is to get as many teachers as possible using exciting and inspiring Web2.0 tools to engage learners at all ages. David and his pupils have featured on BBC1, BBC1 NW and Radio 5 Live. His work has also featured in The Sunday Times, The Independent, The TES, The Guardian and The New Zealand Herald. From September 2013, David embarked on this exciting mission of full time Freelance Consultancy. Read these recommendations and book David to Inspire your teachers to try different tools with different outcomes.

Ongoing partnerships with Pie Corbett, Talk4Writing  and work with schools near and far has provided a fantastic opportunity for David to develop as a learner, learning from some of the most respected people linked to Literacy and Technology in the world. The most popular packages with schools are those that leave the deepest impact. David is currently working with a number of schools, Local Authorities, TSAs and MATs over a number of months. Please ask about the different packages that would best suit your school. Each project is bespoke to the schools involved and are tailored through ongoing discussions and planning.

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