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Louise Martin

Louise Martin

Music Specialist and Secondary Tutor

When will you see Louise?

As a Music Specialist and Secondary Tutor, Louise will be at specialist NQT and School Direct Training days and as a visiting observer in some of your lessons. Louise provides advice and support on Music and Initial Teacher Training to academies within the Harris Federation, with a particular focus on the role of the managing mentor. As such, you may also be working with Louise through your academy Initial Teacher Training department.


Louise has taught Music across the country, including London, Birmingham and the North West; she has been a senior leader at Harris Academy South Norwood for the past 5 years. Louise has a particular interest in developing the teaching of colleagues on Initial Teacher Training programmes and whole school continuing professional development and learning (CPDL). Louise has a strong interest in promoting musical opportunities for all children, a supporter of the Arts and is an avid Twitter user (@louise_a_martin).

Training Experience

Louise is an experienced coach and mentor for beginning teachers in secondary education. She is also a regional advocate for the Chartered College Teaching.

 Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.

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