David Kerr, Consultant Director of Education

David advises us on citizenship curriculum issues, and takes the lead in much of our European and overseas work. He is Head of Initial Teacher Training at Reading University. He has a huge amount of experience in citizenship education, and was co-leader of the Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study.

E: [email protected]

Ted Huddleston, Consultant in Civic and Citizenship Education

Ted is an international consultant in citizenship and human rights education. He has published widely in the field, both in the UK and abroad. A Council of Europe ‘expert’ for many years, he has experience of professional training and consultancy in a range of countries in Europe and the Middle East.

E: [email protected] 

T: 0207 566 4141

Naomi Kennedy, Education Manager

Naomi leads on the production of all our resources – ranging from SMSC lesson plans, to materials about the law and young people, to special resources on topics like Brexit or elections – for both primary and secondary schools.

E: [email protected]

T: 0207 566 4158

Victoria Quijada, SMSC Quality Mark Manager

Victoria manages the SMSC Quality Mark, which helps schools improve the quality of their SMSC provision. She also provides advice and guidance to schools around SMSC.

E: [email protected]

T: 020 7566 4141

Ruth Le Breton, Programmes Manager

Ruth has worked with us for around a decade and manages our Go-Givers programme for KS1 and KS2 pupils. Ruth also supports the delivery of our teacher training and the Make a Difference Challenge for primary school pupils

E: [email protected]

T: 020 7566 4137

Dr Anne Rice, Programmes Coordinator (Northern Ireland)

Anne is responsible for developing our range of programmes in Northern Ireland, including Mock Trials, Experts in Schools and Make a Difference Challenge.

E: [email protected] 

T: 07400 116 065

Maddalena Goldin, Programmes Coordinator

Maddalena oversees our Bar Mock Trials Competitions for secondary schools, which give thousands of young people each year a unique opportunity to experience the legal justice system. 

E: [email protected] 

T: 020 7566 4154

Akasa Pradhan , Programmes Coordinator

Akasa co-ordinates our Magistrates Courts Mock Trials Competitions, for younger-age secondary school pupils, working alongside the wonderful magistrates who volunteer their time.  She also develops our programme of student conferences.

E: [email protected] 

T: 020 7566 4142

Fatimah Saccoh, Programmes Administrator

Fatimah supports the whole of the Programmes and Learning team, making sure that the many events we coordinate each year go smoothly, whilst also helping people with bookings.

E: [email protected]

T: 020 7566 4155

Stella Baynes, Programmes Manager

Stella oversees the delivery of Democracy Ambassadors project, which is looking to engage 100,000 young people in democratic participation.

E: [email protected]

T: 020 7566 4141

Thomas Kelly, Project Administrator

Thomas provides administrative support to the Democracy Ambassadors project as we work in partnership with youth groups across the country to get their young people more involved in politics. 

E: [email protected]

T: 020 7566 1501

Emily Payne, Programme Administration Intern

Emily joined in January 2019 to provide administrative support to the Mock Trials competitions and the Democracy Ambassadors project. She is on placement during her study abroad programme while studying back in the US.