Staff Profiles


Mr Keith Saunders

Partnership Development Lead

School: Secondary and Post 16 Initial Teacher Education (ITE)

Campus: To be Decided


Profile summary

I have taught in a number of secondary schools, specialising in Modern Languages, becoming Deputy Head and Acting Headteacher of a large comprehensive in Hertfordshire.  In 2002 I become a consultant to the Teacher Training Agency, subsequently the Training and Development Agency for Schools, specialising in partnerships.  I was first Regional Partnership Manager (South-East) for the TDA and then took on a role advising Training Schools across the South-East and London.  In 2010 I was asked to lead the Canterbury Christ Church University's iTeach programme.  

Since joining the Faculty of Education I have led the first School Direct programme in collaboration with a number of leading academy chains and schools, especially in London, and am now the Partnership Development Lead for the North Kent area.  I am the academic lead for the PGCE programme run in collaboration with the Bromley Schools Collegiate, a School-centred ITT provider in South-East London.

Research and knowledge exchange

Being a part-time member of the University staff, I am able to engage in a number of freelance consultancy projects for other ITE providers, particularly in Wales and the north of England.  In this capacity I also co-led a national evaluation of the Return to Teach (RTT) programme for 5 years to 2012.

Publications and research outputs

Einsicht: German Course for A Level

by Stocker, Paul, Saunders, Keith
Publisher: Hodder Arnold H&S Date published: 1995

Alle einsteigen: German course ab initio to GCSE

by Saunders, Keith, Simpson, Mike, Winter, Wolfgang

Published: Hodder Arnold H&S 1992 onwards


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