Carmel College, The Headlands, Darlington DL3 8RP
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Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Mike Shorten - Deputy CEO
Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust
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"Mike Shorten started the partnership in 1999 with just 2 trainees following the RTP and GTP programmes. As the founder of CTTP and former Director for many years, he has seen through the many changes and current expansion. He has taught in 3 schools over the past 26 years taking on roles such as Head of Year and Head of Department for religious education."

Monica Shepherd - Director of Carmel Teacher Training Partnership
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"Monica has worked with teacher trainees as a mentor, professional tutor, Headteacher and Director of a Teaching School for three decades. She serves as a Trustee of Schools North-East and is a National Leader of Education. Within the team Monica's role involves having an overview for all programmes with specific responsibility for supporting the secondary schools and their trainees throughout the course. She is also the lead for the Assessment only route to QTS."

Frances Shorten - Primary Lead
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"Frances Shorten has joined CTTP having worked for over 30 years in education, her most recent post as a Primary School Head Teacher. Her experience includes working with children from 3-13 years in Primary and Middle Schools, in a range of contexts. Within the team, Frances role involves supporting the Primary Schools and their trainees throughout the course."

Michala Atterby – Training Centre Administrator
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"Michala joined Carmel College as administrator in 2016. She has supported many professional development programmes such as Maths Hubs, TSST Maths and Physics and many other research and development projects. She works closely with STEM Learning to support our Science Learning Partnership and Computing Hub led by Teach Computing. Michala is based in the Training Centre and will support you with any queries you may have about the ITT programme. "