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Jennie Pennant

Mrs Jennie Pennant

Biography

Jennie is Primary Professional Development Lead at NRICH and Director of GrowLearning. Jennie has responsibility for the professional development element of the NRICH primary work. She is passionate about empowering school professional learning communities to release their creativity, drive and vision to enable students to become successful learners of mathematics. Alongside her NRICH role Jennie is an independent mathematics leadership coach and consultant, having been the Professional Development Manager at BEAM for a number of years. She is a trained leadership coach and enjoys working with Heads, Senior Leaders and Maths Subject Leaders on realising their vision for mathematics in their school. She has wide experience in writing, teaching and advising on mathematics both in the UK and abroad and has taught in both primary and secondary schools. Her degree is in Mathematics. Jennie's research focus is on what constitutes effective CPD for teachers and she has a particular interest in the impact of specialist coaching. Jennie is the PD lead on the National Association of Mathematics Advisors Executive Committee and a member of the Joint Mathematics Council Primary PD committee. She is also a member of the ATM/MA Primary subcommittee and a Governor, with responsibility for mathematics, at a local primary school.

Committees

Participated Role
2013 to 2015 Member
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