Meet the Team

The GROW team consists of academics and professional services staff from across Sheffield Hallam University, as well as teaching practitioners in South Yorkshire.

Conor Moss

Programme Director

Conor is Dean of Work-Based Learning at Sheffield Hallam University.

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Follow Conor on Twitter: @conmossy

Sue O’ Brien

Project Director & Course Tutor

Sue O’Brien is a strategic lead for the South Yorkshire Futures (SYF) Social Mobility Programme at Sheffield Hallam University and is a member of the Sheffield Institute of Education’s Leadership team.

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Follow Sue on Twitter: @SueOBrien19

Dr Richard Pountney

Programme & Curriculum Design & Course Tutor

Richard is a Principal Lecturer in Education at Sheffield Hallam University. He specialises in the design of the curriculum in higher education and professional development in learning and teaching.

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Follow Richard on Twitter: @dead_of_night

Andy Bullough

Course Tutor

Andy is a senior lecturer and project manager. Andy is also an ex teacher and head of science as Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Development and Research in Education.

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Robbie Campbell

Curriculum Materials Developer

Robbie is a secondary school teacher and is currently completing a PhD in Education, specialising in curriculum development, at Sheffield Hallam University.


Liz Perry

Project Manager

Liz is a senior policy manager for South Yorkshire Futures.

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Dr Ian Guest

Project Technical Support

Ian is a former Physics teacher and former Head of ELearning. He is currently undertaking a PhD in teacher professional learning with Twitter.

Read more about Ian’s thesis here.

Follow Ian on twitter: @IaninSheffield