Tricia Hartley

Lead adviser: Workplace & national partnerships

Areas of interest and expertise
  • Policy Development in Learning and Skills
  • Change Management
  • Partnership Working
  • Adult Learning
  • Widening Participation
  • English, Maths & ESOL
  • Learning in the Workplace
Knowledge and experience

Over 35 years’ experience in schools, further and higher education

  • Schools: English and ‘remedial’ (sic) teacher
  • FE college: Middle Manager
  • Local Authority: Lifelong Learning Manager
  • National Lifelong Learning Charity: Chief Executive
  • Basic Skills Agency: National Training Team Member
  • National Training Awards: National Panel Judge
  • Digital Training Start-Up: Board Member
  • International Community Schools Expert Body: Trustee
  • Primary School: Chair of Governors
  • Keynote speaker
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
Selected research projects (last 5 years)
  • DfE: Expert Adviser, impact evaluation of national Community Learning Trust Pilot Programme (with TNS-BRMB)
  • Education & Training Foundation (ETF): Interview co-ordinator, Training Needs Analysis team (with Elizabeth Walker Associates (EWA)
  • ETF: Illustrating Impact team member (EWA)
  • Erasmus+: UK lead, 3-year transnational research programme on engagement of disadvantaged adult learners
  • Campaign for Learning for Education Endowment Foundation: Project Director, Mind the Gap: national randomised control trial project on impact of family engagement programmes on achievement gaps in schools