Kirsty Anderson worked in Newcastle schools for 14 years as a class teacher, literacy consultant and as a deputy head. She has extensive experience of working with children who have English as an additional language through working in diverse, multicultural schools.
Kirsty is a Teaching Fellow in the School of Education at Durham University. She teaches English and Art for Education on the UG programme at Durham University where she is also the departmental coordinator for Erasmus and International opportunities. She is currently attempting to learn Czech whilst also undertaking a PhD exploring the demands of the teaching profession.