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Meet the Team

We are delighted you have chosen to explore a career in teaching with the everyone learning@ Teaching Partnership.

The highly successful partnership between the University of Cumbria, Hawthorns School, Kingfisher School and Mossley Hollins High School are passionate about training teachers to becoming outstanding professionals who can inspire learners.

Meet the everyonelearning Team

Meet The Team (ID 1203)

  • Liz O'Shaughnessy
    Strategic Lead @everyonelearning Teaching Partnership
  • Carrie Ball
    General Primary Inclusion/SEND
  • Peter Tankard MA,
    Senior Lecturer Secondary Education & School Direct University Programme Lead, Institute of Education
  • Jean Beaumont
    Secondary Professional Programme
  • Mark Seed
    University of Cumbria Programme Lead, Lecturer in Primary PCGE Initial Teacher Education


  • Growing and developing future teachers
  • Investing time and energy in supporting and challenging trainees
  • Creating a long term career pathway-from initial trainees to highly effective, reflective practitioners and building potential for future school leaders
  • Developing a depth of understanding of teaching and learning
  • Facilitating delivery of great learning experiences
  • Offering high quality training and excellent Continuous Professional Development across the Partnership
  • Harnessing the quality existing within our schools in order to create aspirational and inspirational future teachers and leaders.

Our Partners



The University of Cumbria is one of the country’s leading providers of teacher education and School Direct partnerships.

Although the University was formed in 2007, they have been training excellent teachers for over 50 years.

One of the institutions that formed the University of Cumbria, St Martin’s College, was well known in the education sector for its excellence in teacher training – and as a University, they haven’t lost that edge.

If that’s the kind of teacher you aspire to be, then the everyonelearning@ Teaching Partnership together with the University of Cumbria is the place for you.

Entry requirements

Secondary Education with QTS:

A minimum UK 2:2 honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification depending on your chosen specialism, is required. All successful applicants must have met this requirement by 31 July 2018.

GCSE grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics or recognised equivalent qualifications. Applicants must have met this requirement by July 2018.

Successful completion of the QTS skills test in Literacy and Numeracy by 31 July 2018.

General Primary/General Primary with Inclusion/SEND:

Normally a first degree, or its equivalent with a minimum of 2:2 honours.

You also need the following GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, or equivalent qualifications:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science if you want to teach primary

You may be able to show you meet the standard in another way if you do not have these GCSEs