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Michele Yates

Regional Representative in Primary Science, North West

michele.yates@ogdentrust.com 

Michele is an independent science consultant and The Ogden Trust's Regional Representative in primary science for the North West. Her aim is to replicate the amazing success of the West Midland’s primary partnerships created by Wendy Cox. She is passionate about physical sciences and inspiring future scientists through excellent teaching and quality enrichment activities/experiences.

Michele has over 30 years of science teaching and leadership experience. She has been the Head of a large science department, worked in senior leadership, and worked collaboratively across a cluster of secondary schools; she has achieved the National Professional Qualification for Headship and is a successful Specialist Leader of Education. She is passionate about improving outcomes in science for students, building capacity for staff and science leadership, making science exciting and engaging students/staff in outreach activities. Michele will be developing Ogden primary partnerships in the North West, raising the profile of science in schools and setting up Phiz Labs in the area.