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Oxfam House, John Smith Drive
Oxford OX4 2JY
Tel: 0300 200 1300
We are also on Twitter: @OxfamEducation
John McLaverty, Education & Youth Co-ordinator for London and the South East of England
John joined Oxfam in 2008 after a lengthy career as a faculty head and humanities teacher in inner-city London secondary schools. He is passionate about supporting young people to apply their learning, creativity and passion to overcoming poverty.
Tel: 020 7802 9981
Sophia Ireland, Education & Youth Co-ordinator for the Midlands
Sophia joined Oxfam in 2009, with 10 years' experience working with young people on creative, theatre, local and global projects. She loves seeing the moments when people realise they can do something they previously thought impossible.
Tel: 0121 634 3611
Jo-Anne Witcombe, Education & Youth Co-ordinator for the North of England
Jo-Anne has worked with young people since 2004. Previously she was an English teacher and wildlife guide in France, and a waste reduction educator in Manchester. She loves seeing young people getting fired up about important issues.
Tel: 0161 234 2793
Lucy Tutton, Education & Youth Co-ordinator for the South West of England
After gaining her PGCE, Lucy lectured in performing arts at Bridgwater College and then worked as Youth and Schools Service Manager for the British Red Cross. She joined Oxfam in 2012 and is committed to helping young people to express themselves on global issues.
Tel: 0117 916 6475
Anne Kane, Curriculum Advisor, Oxfam Scotland
Anne works in close partnership with six Global Learning Centres to influence decision-makers, and support teachers, local authorities, and universities to embed Global Citizenship within the Scottish Curriculum.
Tel: 0141 285 8887
Victoria Leech, Education and Youth Advisor, Oxfam Cymru
Victoria was a secondary-school maths teacher in London and North Wales, as well as a volunteer teacher in Lesotho, where she developed her passion for Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC). Victoria now works to promote and support ESDGC in Wales.
Tel: 0300 200 1269
Richard King, Schools Engagement Officer
Richard taught science for eight years before joining Oxfam in 2010. He has experience of leading, piloting and promoting whole-school approaches to global citizenship, including curriculum design, staff development and pupil engagement.
Tel: 020 7802 9978
Richard Baker, Head of Education & Youth
Richard returned to Oxfam to lead the Education and Youth team in 2013, having previously worked for the team from 2003 until 2009. He has also managed a Development Education Centre, taught Geography in two secondary schools and coordinated the Global Student Forum in England.
Tel: 020 7802 9983
Susanna Griffiths, Education & Youth Communications Officer
Before joining Oxfam in 2007, Susanna worked in a variety of marketing and publishing roles. She now edits The Big Picture magazine, manages the Oxfam Education website and looks after Oxfam's communications to teachers and schools. She is also a volunteer Oxfam school speaker.
Tel: 01865 473189
Kate Evans, Marketing & Communications Assistant
Kate joined Oxfam in 2012 after working for a number of different charities and arts organisations. She manages the Oxfam Education Twitter account and Youth blog, helps look after the Oxfam Education website, and is always looking for new ways to connect with teachers online.
Tel: 01865 472449
Kate Lea, Education & Youth Project Manager
Kate has over ten years' teaching experience in primary schools in the UK, Kenya and Malawi. She co-founded a charity to support children's work in Kenya, has written teaching resources for the Malawian ministry of education and facilitates links between schools in the UK and Africa.