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EKLA Secondary SLEs

  • Name
    Lucie Turner
  • School
    St Anselms School
  • Current Role
    Lead Teacher for Active and Collaborative Learning and Professional Mentor for ITE
  • Specialism(s)

    Teaching and Learning , History, ITT, Continued Professional Development, Collaborative Learning, Leadership Training

Lucie has 17 years’ experience of teaching in Kent having taught in three very different schools across the County.  In her capacity as Lead Teacher for Teaching and Learning she has developed her current School’s CPD provision which has created a Whole School Learning Community. As well as supporting CPD across the East Kent, Lucie supports staff in the delivery of progressive learning strategies.

Lucie has experience of leading two History departments and continues to support her department's development. In addition, she has supported whole school developments in literacy and numeracy and SEND as well as moving teaching from Good to Outstanding. Through her role as Professional Mentor she has developed and sustained a relationship with several ITE institutions and leads a very strong and successful team of subject mentors.


  • Name
    John Heffernan
  • School

    The Canterbury Academy

  • Current Role
    SLT
  • Specialism(s)
    Maths

John is a very experienced teacher of mathematics and has worked with a number of secondary schools to help them to improve the quality of teaching and learning and supported heads of mathematics to equip them with the skills that they need to carry out their role. In the last year he has worked with the Kent LEA advisory service to deliver CPD on the new curriculum to primary teachers and has undertaken research for the NCETM into Key Stage 2 to 3 transition practices in mathematics.

John has recently undertaken a new challenge as an assistant area coordinator for the Further Maths Support Programme and will be working with secondary schools in the South East to promote the uptake of mathematics and further maths at A level.


  • Name
    Kylie Farrer
  • School

    The Canterbury Academy

  • Current Role
    Professional Development Coordinator
  • Specialism(s)
    Specialism in ITT and Professional Development

Kylie is currently the Professional Development Co-ordinator at the Canterbury Academy and has a successful track record of working effectively to support and develop UQ, ITT, and NQT colleagues across the Secondary and Primary phases. She is also responsible for developing a well-structured and tailored programme of study for the Academy whole school CPD programme.

Kylie has worked professionally alongside a number of external providers. She is a member of the executive board for KCC and regularly reviews the ITT programmes with a view to further developing and improving provision. She also consults for KCC as a professional tutor, on the School Direct programme. Kylie is also very involved in the EKLA partnership, and has recently been appointed as the EKLA School direct coordinator. 

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