Samantha Twiselton

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Professor Samantha Twiselton, OBE is Emeritus Professor at Sheffield Hallam University and was its founding Director of Sheffield Institute of Education. She is now an independent education consultant and advisor.

With highly regarded expertise in teacher and school leader development, recruitment and retention and curriculum, Sam has been heavily involved in shaping and advising Government policy on teacher education.  She sits on many government advisory groups and chaired the DfE Core Content in ITT group. Sam is a Founding Fellow and former Vice President (external) of the Chartered College of Teaching. She is trustee for Teach First, several multi academy trusts. Teaching school hubs and educational charities. In June 2018 she was named in the Queen’s Birthday honours as a recipient of an OBE for services to Higher Education.

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