Head of Training and Assessment Insights
After completing a PhD in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Nottingham, Helen joined the teaching profession through Teach First. She worked as an Assistant Learning Director, Science and Psychology teacher in the Midlands before leaving the classroom to support a wide range of schools and Multi-Academy Trusts as an Education Adviser.
Now as Head of Assessment Insights at GL Assessment, Helen applies her rigorous academic background in research and data handling alongside her knowledge and experience of teaching to help schools unlock the power of their assessment data to help pupils achieve their very best.
Helen leads a team of former teachers, intervention leads and middle and senior leaders who help schools analyse and interpret their assessment data. From one-to-one expert support to essential guides and webinars, Helen and her team work hard to ensure schools have everything they need to make the most of their assessments and plan next steps.