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Professor Sam Twiselton OBE

Professor Sam Twiselton OBE

Lead,
DfE Expert Panel on Support for Trainee Teachers

Professor Samantha Twiselton is the Director of Sheffield Institute of Education at Sheffield Hallam University. Sam has been involved in influencing Government policy on teacher education and was a member of the advisory panel for the DfE Carter Review of ITT and the Expert Behaviour Management Panel. She is currently on the OFSTED curriculum review and the DfE Teacher Recruitment and Retention advisory groups. Professor Twiselton has recently taken on the roles of Deputy Chair of the Doncaster Opportunity Area Board and Chair of the DfE ITE content group. She is a recipient of an OBE for services to Higher Education.

  • Outlining the role of the expert panel in reviewing teacher training and the recommendations it will make to align teacher training with the Early Career Framework
  • Sharing how new guidance will underpin a new training programme for all new teachers through updated core content during teacher training
  • Ensuring all newly qualified teachers have access to a shared understanding of how to best develop their careers through training which is consistent and of the highest quality