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Professor Anna Lise Gordon

Director - Institute of Education – St Mary’s University

Professor Anna Lise Gordon was a secondary MFL teacher and HoD in inner London and Surrey before working as a local authority advisor and educational writer. She has worked in initial teacher education for many years and is Director of the Institute of Education at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. St Mary’s is a large and outstanding ITE provider, working in collaboration with a wide range of primary and secondary school partners. Her research interests centre on resilience and wellbeing of early career teachers and longer-term retention of more experienced teachers in the profession.