Teachers Media is part of Teachers Media International, a global provider of online professional development services for the education sector. Our aim is to help ensure that educators across the world are trained and supported to be the very best.
Our model of online professional development is based on developing reflective practitioners and encouraging professional development to be collaborative and embedded in day-to-day practice. Research shows that this approach is integral to sustainable improvement in teaching and learning.
High-quality video is a key element of our service. A cost effective resource for CPD, video provides an engaging medium for sharing and transferring best practice. Our on-line professional development platform also features a range of tools to aid reflection and collaboration, and to help manage CPD in schools.
Teachers Media has been established by the key personnel behind the online professional development service ‘Teachers TV’ as well as fresh talent from business and international education.
As Chairman and founder investor, Colin is responsible for investment, strategic direction and the international expansion of Teachers Media International. Previously Executive Chairman of Midas Capital plc, an investment management company, with a quoted $3.7 billion in assets under management. Colin continues to sit on the boards of several other private and publicly traded companies in the UK and internationally. He is also a former board member and visiting professor at Edinburgh University's Business Management School.
Responsible for project management at Teachers Media in the UK and internationally, Pat also works on the marketing and promotion of the service. Pat was previously Marketing and Communications Projects Executive at Teachers TV, where she worked on a wide range of marketing campaigns and projects to build new audiences. She has also held product manager roles at EMI Records and at Pearson New Entertainment.
David is responsible for the editorial and creative direction of Teachers Media. He also leads on the advancement of professional development and classroom support products. David has over 25 years experience in broadcast, online and interactive media. In his previous post as Creative Director at Teachers TV, he led the commissioning, editorial and UX teams. He has also held senior executive roles at BBC Learning and the Learning and Skills Council.
Eimer is responsible for creating new editorial content for Teachers Media in the UK and Internationally. Prior to this she was Web Producer at Teachers TV, where she led on a wide range of editorial and cross- company projects. Eimer has a background in journalism and previously worked for the BBC across both interactive and broadcast content, and for magazine websites.
Anna provides strategic advice on all aspects of marketing and communications and has been closely involved in developing the Teachers Media service. She works with a wide range of clients within education in the UK and internationally. Prior to setting up her own company she was Director of Marketing and Communications at Teachers TV and has also held roles at CfBT and Guardian Media Group.