Trevor has been an English teacher, then Head of Department and advisory teacher. Trevor was Director of NATE till recently and he also worked for Resource Education
(a small software house). Writer of poetry and stories for children and ICT and English trainer and writer, Trevor continues to work with schools, teachers and universities. He has his own website called The Mouse and the Muse
To read the longer version of Trevor's career, go here
Chris Warren was an English teacher for 19 years. He has worked for a number of years for companies providing online resources for education and is currently employed on education development for Teachit
. He serves on the NATE English and ICT Committee and is well known for his creative approach to using ICT in the classroom. He is co-editor with Trevor Millum of Sharing, not Staring
, creative ideas for interactive whiteboards, and wrote Twenty Things to do with a Word Processor
and the NATE CD-ROM for GCSE poetry, Unlocking Literature
with Trevor. Chris has written a number of articles for the Secondary English Magazine
and NATE Classroom
and contributed a chapter to Teaching English: A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers
, edited by Andrew Goodwyn and Jane Branson and published by Routledge Falmer.
You can see Chris's work for Teachit in their Word Kitchen.
Tom Rank spent time on VSO in Pakistan then taught in comprehensive schools for many years. He left to edit a website for secondary English teachers and is now a freelance consultant and co-ordinator for NATE of its work for Becta on ICT in English teaching. He has a regular column in NATE's English Drama Media
magazine and is currently Chair of NATE's ICT Committee
. Tom has written two volumes in the York Notes Advanced
series, on Poetry of the First World War
and The School for Scandal
. He was for many years a senior examiner and Principal Moderator for Advanced Level English Literature.
Tom has his own website, Literary Connections, with links to resources for English teaching.