This group comprises leading academics from a range of fields, who ensure our programmes are grounded in the best available evidence.
Professor Sam Twiselton OBE
Academic Advisory Group Chair
Sam is the Director of Sheffield Institute of Education at Sheffield Hallam University. Sam has been heavily involved in influencing Government policy on teacher education and has been on several DfE and OFSTED advisory panels. She is the Vice President (external) of the Chartered College of Teaching. In June 2018 she was named in the Queen's birthday honours as a recipient of an OBE for services to Higher Education.