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I have experience of working with primary aged children, teachers, undergraduate and post-graduate students. So how might we work together?
Most of the people I work with have one of the following four things in mind when they contact me.
  1. Our school wants to be better at teaching writing.
  2. We want a creative challenge for a year-group, a class, or a specific group of children.
  3. We would like someone to give a guest lecture on literacy, writing or creativity.
  4. I’d like Stefan to help with my research project.

1.    Our school wants to be better at teaching writing. 

If you want to make writing a more fun, creative and engaging part of your curriculum I can help. I have worked with many schools in the UK coaching teachers in the skills of writing, supporting schools in how they plan for writing and showing how writing can be more fun, more purposeful and more enjoyable for children.    

I can deliver school training and coaching sessions for all staff.
If this is what you need, scroll down to the bottom of the page to contact me (or click here)

2.    We want a creative challenge for a class or a group of children.

This is usually where my work with a school starts. Perhaps you have a class of children who need something different to engaging them with literacy? Or maybe you have a group of talented writers who need to know where to go next? I can help you design exciting, immersive literacy topics for a whole class or support a small group to produce and direct their own film, or publish a book for the school library.

To get a better idea of what this looks like, click here to watch the film ‘Roseo and Julius’ made with a group of children.

If this is what you need, scroll down to the bottom of the page to contact me (or click here)

3.    We would like someone to give a guest lecture on literacy, writing or creativity.

I have lots of experience delivering guest workshops to teachers, school leaders and university students. My areas of specialism are in creativity, primary literacy (writing, reading, film-making etc) education and teacher identity. I have written widely on these topics for academic and non-academic publications. Please see my 'Research and Publications' page for more.

I have experience teaching in Higher Education and have delivered lecturers for Leeds Trinity University, The Open University, Reading University and National Pingtung University (Taiwan).

If this is what you need, scroll down to the bottom of the page to contact me (or click here)

4.    I’d like Stefan to help with my research project.

As a teacher with a growing academic background, I have experience in supporting academics designing and delivering qualitative research projects with primary-aged children in the UK and around the world. If you need help designing research activities to engage children, or if you need support designing creative outputs for your findings, please get in touch.

Watch this video I made in 2019 to support a  research project about migration in South Africa:

If this is what you need, scroll down to the bottom of the page to contact me (or click here)

5. Actually, it is none of those things and I would like you to...

Well, I always enjoy a challenge! If there is something else you have in mind, feel free to contact me and I can see how I can help.

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How much does it cost?

The price for workshops depends on what your school needs, how many children it is for and how often you'd like me to work with you. I always customise teaching and CPD packages, but to give you an idea, teaching packages generally range from £150 - £300 (HK$1500 - HK$3000). Training packages are usually between £300 and £600 (HK$3000 - HK$6000).

What next?

If you're thinking of working with me, the first step is to schedule a get-to-know-you meeting where I can meet you and we can discuss how you want to work together. No hard sell though, promise.

To get started, email me at and we can arrange to talk or meet. If you've received an email from me before, just click reply. To find other ways to contact me, visit my contact page here.

I look forward to meeting you!


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