Outside the Classroom Case Studies

Need some inspiration, or wondering how other parents have fitted CPD into their schedules? We hope these stories of real mums and dads using parental leave as a opportunity to find new direction in their careers give you the tips and direction you need.  Just click on their lovely faces to read their stories in full.

Have a similar story? Help inspire other MaternityTeachers and PaternityTeachers by sharing it with the MTPT community.  We’d love to hear from you!

3 Is the Magic Number

Nicole Ponsford (@nicoleponsford), mother of three – including twins! – became the Creative Director and Co-Founder of TechnoTeachers, a global edtech consultancy, after her first maternity leave and more than a decade of working in schools as an award-winning Advanced Skills Teacher and school leader.

Watch This Space!

New first time mum, and National Director of School Partnerships at Ambition School Leadership, Karen Rose (@karenannarose) used a phased return to work to adjust to being a working mum, stay connected to her organisation and add capacity by leading on additional national priorities, outside of her usual role.

Chance Encounters

Kathryn Wright (@kathrynfenlodge), freelance RE Advisor, RE Advisor to the Diocese of Norwich and Lead Consultant for Teach: RE shares her inspiring #maternityteacher experience.