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Kath John

Kath John

Training area: South Wales
Intervention: Catch Up® Numeracy and Catch Up® Literacy
Background: I have 23 years experience teaching across the primary age range and 10 years experience as an Associate Adviser for Numeracy with the Vale of Glamorgan School Improvement Service. I am currently working in Central South Consortium as the Network Specialist for Primary Numeracy.
How long have you been delivering Catch Up® training?
4 years
What’s been your greatest success as a Catch Up® trainer?
Setting up support networks for teaching assistants and seeing them grow in confidence in delivering and managing Catch Up® Numeracy.
What do you like best about Catch Up® training?
Supporting trainees through the process and seeing them leave the training fired up to get started and support struggling learners.
What would be your Catch Up® top tip/advice?
Keep it simple and make it fun
Give one interesting fact about yourself that might surprise people.
I was a senior dinghy sailing instructor and taught an Olympic Silver Medallist to sail when she was 8 years old!