Dartmoor MAT Members
Tania Skeaping | Chair of Trustees, Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust
Tania has been Vice Chair of Governors at the Dartmoor Federation since it was formed in 2011 and is also Chair of the Teaching and Learning challenge group, having chaired staff and student discipline committees. The Federation Primary Schools were rated good by OFSTED in 2014 and the College outstanding. Tania is also Vice-Chair of the Dartmoor Co-Operative Learning Trust.
Tania worked for 7 years in London at Sotheby’s where she worked her way up from being an intern to valuation manager; project managing on average a portfolio of 80 valuations of clients’ art collections for probate, insurance and sale purposes. Her geographical areas of responsibility were France, Belgium and London. Tania then had a complete change of career in 2002, taking a PGCE in art secondary at Exeter University and then worked for 3 years covering art Teachers on long term sick leave and supply teaching at Okehampton College. When her first child was born Tania stopped teaching and began working part-time for an internet start-up doing a similar job to the one she had at Sotheby’s but on a virtual platform, a job she does today alongside working as a professional artist. Tania is married with two stepsons and two sons.
DR TOm BEGBIE | Exeter UNIVERSITY
DR IAN LUKE | UNIVERSITY OF ST MARK AND ST JOHN
Qualifications Ph.D. An Examination of Pupils' Metacognitive Ability in Secondary Education
Current Research Interests:
Metacognitive Ability, Disability, Assessment, Higher Education, Initial Teacher Education
Current Teaching Areas:
Higher Education Pedagogy, Learning Processes, Metacognition
As Dean Ian is responsible for the strategic and academic development of his Faculty. He has worked in several regions within the UK and has also worked internationally. Within higher education Ian has held lecturing or management positions within three universities as well as being engaged in a range of roles for specific projects within other higher education institutions. From a research perspective his current interests include metacognition, disability, higher education and teacher education. Ian has a sporting background in sports acrobatics, winning both World and European medals.
SUE LOCKWOOD | EDEN
Sue Lockwood – Acting Diocesan Direction of Education
Sue joined the Exeter Diocesan Education team in April 2018 as Diocesan Deputy Direction of Education having previous worked as a teacher and a Headteacher in both church and community schools for over 20 years. During this time, she was involved in local, national and international projects with a number of different partners including the British Council, the Rwandan Education Board, Edge Hill and Oxford Universities. Sue now works with schools from across the diocese, focusing particularly on school improvement and partnership working. Sue is currently undertaking the Diocesan Education Leaders Programme alongside colleagues from across the country