The 16th Global Virtual Meeting for Gifted Education - January 28th 2012

Speaker: Matt Dickenson

Topic: Independant Learnig and Challenge

Matt Dickenson is Equalities and Achievement Director with London Gifted & Talented, leading the REAL Project (Realising Equality and Achievement for Learners) the first systematic attempt to improve the quality of G&T education for pupils from black and minority ethnic backgrounds and those learning English as an additional language (EAL). Prior to joining LGT, he taught for twelve years and was also Assistant Director of Teaching & Learning at the National Academy for Gifted & Talented Youth (NAGTY).

Matt has diverse experience in the design, writing and delivery of professional learning for teachers, across all key stages, including GCSE Star Performance, which has involved more than 300 schools. He has delivered training and consultancy services for local authorities and schools around the country and organisations such as the National Strategies and Ofsted.