SSAT Education Team

Alex Galvin

Alex Galvin

Senior Education Lead

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Alex joined SSAT in 2008 and is now a senior education lead. She runs SSAT’s Leading Edge network, our network for high performing schools, supporting schools to collaborate, innovate and share best practice. Alex also leads on curriculum for SSAT. Prior to joining SSAT, Alex taught for fifteen years in schools in Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

Andy Williams

Andy Williams

Senior Education Lead

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Passionate about the transformative potential of education, Andy offers both challenge and high-quality training to improve teaching and learning across a wide range of institutions, based on his extensive experience in education at a strategic and operational level.

Colin Logan

Colin Logan

Senior Education Lead

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Colin has worked at five large comprehensive schools as a languages teacher, head of department and faculty, deputy head and finally headteacher. He was also a senior adviser in the National Strategies in the data and evaluation team, and trained as an Ofsted inspector. He joined SSAT in 2011 and is currently a senior education lead with responsibility for data, accountability and inspection.

Corinne Settle

Corinne Settle

Education Lead

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Corinne has an insatiable passion for teaching & learning which is focused through inspiring and supporting teachers and school leaders to become even better. Corinne has worked with hundreds of teachers through the delivery of TEEP and EFA programmes and has considerable experience as a teacher and senior leader herself, having worked in schools in Salford and Hull.

Dan Belcher

Dan Belcher

Senior Education Lead

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Dan leads on SSAT’s leadership programmes and has a wealth of experience in designing and delivering professional development. Before joining SSAT in 2009 he was a senior leader and a teacher of French and German. Dan has a Masters in Educational Leadership and is currently completing a Doctorate in Education.

David Wylde

David Wylde

Education Lead

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Following a successful career in a number of schools in the UK and abroad as a science teacher, head of department, head of faculty and deputy head, David was a headteacher for ten years. He joined SSAT in 2014 and is currently an education lead with responsibility for the Peer Review programme.

Jo Corrigan

Joanne Corrigan

Head of Primary Networks

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Previously a professional, committed, experienced and successful Primary headteacher, Jo is now responsible for leading SSAT’s thriving national network of primary schools. Jo has worked in a wide range of schools with differing contexts across two Local Authorities, providing the vision and leadership required to ensure a high quality education for pupils.

Pauline Holbrook

Pauline Holbrook

Head of SEND

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Pauline has worked in the special education sector for over 30 years. She has experience of teaching, leadership, training and undertaking research. Her philosophy is that all students require outstanding teaching that takes into account their needs, abilities and aspirations in order to prepare them for adult life.

Paul Stock

Paul Stock

Education Lead

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Paul served 25 years on leadership teams in various secondary schools, most latterly as Headteacher, and was particularly interested in curriculum redesign and enabling the most disadvantaged to succeed. Paul has been actively involved with SSAT for many years and prior to becoming Education Lead was Chair of the South Wales Headteachers’ Steering Group.