In the Media

As news of The MTPT Project spreads, we have been asked to write various articles and feature pieces – check them out below!  We are always open to writing for different publications or appearing in different media formats, so if our work would be of interest to your readers and audience, just get into contact.

The Listening Project

Thanks to an introduction by our East of England Representative, Libby Merritt, The MTPT Project founder, Emma Sheppard and her mum Penny recorded a conversation for BBC Radio 4’s Listening Project.  An excerpt of their conversation was included in a special podcast hosted by Fi Glover.

WomenEd Digimeet

‘Women are Baby Makers’ blog for #WomenEd’s October 2017 Mythbusting #digimeet series.

Teach First Ambassador Magazine

A small feature on p.28 of the 2017 Teach First Ambassador Magazine.

TES Special Edition on Parenting

The MTPT Project took over the March 2018 Special Edition of the TES to share practical advice and experiences for teachers becoming parents.  From childcare to IVF to adoption, this edition is a rich resource for school leaders and prospective parents.


A Schoolsweek Opinion piece, December 2016.

Primary School Management

A piece in Primary School Management on effective management of staff on maternity leave in a primary setting.

WomenEd Blog

Part 1 (Full Time Flexible Working) of a 4 part series of blogs for #WomenEd focusing on part time and flexible working strategies.


A full length profile on Founder, Emma Sheppard, giving more detail about the project.


A piece exploring parental leave CPD and wellbeing for Schoolwell.


A short feature in TeachWire on The MTPT Project story thus far.