Stef has been in primary education since 1986. A primary teacher and English specialist, she was headteacher of Great Bowden Academy for 11 years before being appointed to the full-time Learn-AT Trust Leader post in 2017. She is an experienced system leader and has worked effectively in strategic school improvement contexts. Stef has a Master’s in Education Research Inquiry and is studying for a doctorate in the leadership of teachers’ professional learning. A National Leader of Education, Stef is passionate about professional learning and securing educational excellence, equity and wellbeing for every child.