Mary has been involved in education since embarking on a PGCE in 2003 specialising in Secondary Art and Design. She worked as a Head of Department, Head of Faculty and cross curricular. She has supported PGCE, SCITT and GPT teachers. She is currently teaching part time in the FE sector and has started own Art her own Educational Consultancy, as well as being a practicing artist. She is an advocate of the importance of a Creativity in education and how Experience and Relationships within teaching develop independence and confidence.