Jon Tibke Education Consultant, UK
Jon Tibke began his teaching career in Lancashire in 1982, where he taught in four secondary schools over a period of 25 years. Following six years as a deputy headteacher, he moved into initial teacher training, undertaking PGCE roles with the Open University, Edge Hill University and the University of Cumbria. In 2014, Jon became a freelance teacher educator, leading events for trainee, newly qualified and experienced teachers throughout England and Wales, as well as further afield in India, Kazakhstan, Nepal and Qatar. Having finished writing The Brain and Teaching: a cautious guide, Jon is concentrating on the completion of his PhD thesis, The Case of Teachers and Neuroscience: how do teachers mediate information about the brain?