Steering group

The Routes into Languages North East Steering Group draws on a wide-ranging field of expertise. Our members, alongside the Project Director, Project Manager and Strand Leaders are:

Maureen Bates Former Headteacher, St Bede's Language College, Lanchester

Gerry Docherty Dean of Research, Humanities & Social Sciences, Newcastle University

Zélie Guérin Director, Regional Languages Network North East

Paul Harrison Headteacher, Teesdale School

Barbara Herring Senior Student Recruitment Manager (acting), Newcastle University

Hugh Morgan-Williams Director, Canning Group

Shona Paul Director of Educational Partnerships, Unis4NE

Isobel Shaw MFL teacher, Longbenton Community College

Gillian Teal MFL Advisor, Newcastle City Council

Michael Wardle MFL Inspector, Durham LA

Debbie Wells Director of Language College, Hummersknott School, Darlington

We are currently awaiting confirmation of replacements for the SSAT and Connexions following recent staff changes.