Simon Pridham

EDUCATION AND PERFORMANCE PARTNER

Simon Pridham Education and Performance Partner Simon has spent just over 20 years in the teaching profession as a teacher, Deputy Head and Executive Headteacher.  He developed an interest in independent learning theories after about three years into his career and started to learn that schools should prepare for children and not the other way…

Jeremy Stephens

BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL PARTNER

Jeremy Stephens Business and Commercial Partner Having worked in the Public Sector for 27 years, predominantly at Swansea Council, Jeremy has never been out of the limelight, leading at the highest level all Corporate Planning, Improvement and the Strategic Programmes locally, regionally and nationally. He is the consummate professional and recognised as such by..

Matt Smith

PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

Matt Smith Programme Director Matt is Programme Manager at Aspire 2Be and joined the company after excelling as a teacher and Computing Co-ordinator at Meadowbrook Primary School, just outside Bristol.  As an advocate of the power that mobile technology can have on learning and teaching, Matt has successfully led a large scale implementation of iPads across…

Dean Garza

LEARNING TECHNOLOGIST

Dean Garza Learning Technologist Dean​ ​has​ ​become​ ​a​ ​learning​ ​technologist​ ​after​ ​teaching​ ​and​ ​mentoring​ ​in​ ​three​ ​continents  (America,​ ​Asia​ ​and​ ​Europe)​ ​with​ ​over​ ​18​ ​years​ ​experience.​ ​Dean​ ​is​ ​a​ ​an​ ​OLEVI​ ​certified Outstanding​ ​Teacher​ ​Programme​ ​(OTP)​ ​facilitator​ ​and​ ​has​ ​worked​ ​with​ ​Brunel​ ​University​ ​as well​ ​as​ ​the​ ​Institute​ ​of​ ​Education​ ​(University​ ​College​ ​London)​ ​as​ ​a​…

Nick Evans

LEARNING TECHNOLOGIST

Nick Evans Learning Technologist Nick has been a primary school teacher for the past 9 years. During this time he has gained great knowledge and understanding teaching across the whole of the primary age range. He is an experienced upper Key Stage 2 Practitioner, working mainly in socially deprived schools across the South Wales area.…

Beth Evans

LEARNING TECHNOLOGIST

Beth Evans Learning Technologist Beth has been a primary school teacher for the past 7 years. During this time, she has developed and honed her teaching skills to integrate technology into the classroom in a meaningful way. She is an experienced upper Key Stage 2 practitioner, and ICT Subject Leader, and has worked in various…

Ryan Evans

LEARNING TECHNOLOGIST

Ryan Evans Learning Technologist Ryan has been teaching and supporting children with additional learning and emotional needs for 7 years. It is his firm belief that when learners are presented with inspirational positive teaching and learning experiences it enables all learners at all stages to engage in the learning process and to achieve their full…

Craig Maloney

Craig Maloney Learning Technologist Craig has worked in professional sport for 13 years as a Performance and Data Analyst. His roles include Head Performance Analyst at Ospreys Rugby and previous roles with Cardiff Blues, Scarlets and Wales rugby and football. Through his work as Head Analyst, Craig was an advocate of player education and development…

Sophie Yates

CREATIVE DESIGNER

Sophie Yates Creative Designer Born and bred in Swansea, Sophie graduated with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design from Swansea Metropolitan University (now UWTSD) in 2013 and kick-started her career as a summer intern at a large Swansea-based creative agency, moving quickly through the ranks to become a permanent and key member of the design…

Paul

TECHNICAL ARCHITECT

Paul Technical Architect Paul is Aspire 2Bs’ Digital Technologist and joined the company after spending 26 years working within the public sector.  Paul’s previous role was ICT Service Manager for the City and County of Swansea, providing schools and corporate ICT services. During his time within the council, Paul oversaw all aspects of day-to-day operational…