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Transform Education has partnered with the leading experts and educators in the UK to provide you with the best that education UK has to provide.  

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Meet Our Associates

Transform Education has partnered up with the leading educators in their field to support our mission to inspire and empower educators to transform Teaching, Learning and Assessment.  From Augmented Reality to Drone experts, we have teamed up with some of the leading experts in the UK to provide you with unparalleled services to support your organisation in their transformative journey to outstanding.

Our team of associates represents the best of educators in the united kingdom

Our Team of Associates

Deborah Kellsey Millar

Deborah Millar

She is responsible for driving transformational change that provides an inclusive and outstanding experience. Her mantra, 'let's enable our learners to be 'future-ready' ' not just today, next month, next year' ready.

Deborah has thirty years’ experience working in further and higher education. Passionate about using technology for educational excellence, she is the Executive Group Director for Digital Learning Technologies at the Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ and multi-award winning Grimsby Institute. 

Neil Spaxman

Niel Spaxman

He worked as a web development advisor for JISC for a number of years and now he is taking is love of flying to the next level by working towards gaining permission for commercial operations from the Civil Aviation Authority.

Neil has worked in education for over 20 years. He has a passion for anything digital and a love for flying. He has led a team of Learning Technologist in rolling out numerous projects and digital learning technologies. 

Steven Hope

Steven Hope

has experience in leading and influencing culture from all levels Steven is a director for the Edufuturists who run a weekly podcast on the future of education bringing on guests from around the world, as well as hosting an annual summit in the north of England.

Steve is a certified Google Trainer and innovator and has delivered presentations and training in the UK and around the world. Steven is the Head of Independent Learning at Leeds City College.  Steve brings his passion for learning and the impact technology can have to everything he does. Steve’s teaching background is sport from pre 16 to HE. 

Stephen Parry

Stephen Parry

Experience of business change management, business transformation, team restructures, developing and implementing Information and Learning Technology strategies, analysis of strategic IT and information risks, information governance, IT audit and GDPR planning, implementation and end user training. Proven track record in delivery cost savings combined with service improvement harnessing digital technologies for educational and organisational improvement.

Stephen is Microsoft Certified Service Adoption Specialist.  A highly motivated and passionate technical Senior Manager with a successful background spanning 15 years in the Further Education sector leading and developing teams across IT, MIS and e-learning disciplines. Commercially-aware and business-led, with a broad range of strategic leadership experience. Strategic approach to successful leadership, engaging with business stakeholders at all levels delivering technology solutions and business process change that meet key strategic objectives. 

Simon Kay

Simon Kay

Simon has had the ability to affect change in meaningful way, seeing the developments in the digital world and then implementing change through a combination of communication, people management and training.

Simon was Head of Teaching and Learning at SGS College and has since widened his responsibilities to become Head of Digital and Professional Development and a member of SLT for the college. He has held this role since 2017, implementing digital strategy for organisation, the focus of which has been the transition of our VLE from Moodle to Teams, the first college in the country to make this journey. He also manages all the reporting services for the organisation. Being head of both professional development and digital means Simon has had the ability to affect change in meaningful way, seeing the developments in the digital world and then implementing change through a combination of communication, people management and training.

Steve Wileman

Stephen Wileman

With a strong understanding of the potential of the connected world., Steve has developed and guided government and academic communities in the introduction of innovative technology solutions that support teaching and learning. He developed the worlds first Augmented Reality campaign to support Mental Health & Wellbeing.

Skilled in digital learning strategy, user experience and interactive design Steve provides technical expertise and support around the round the use of technology in learning, leading the introduction, development and integration of innovative emerging digital learning / E-learning methodologies VLE/DLE Micro-Learning, Augmented Reality Mixed & Virtual Reality into current and future educational strategies and training programs.

With over 12 years’ experience of managing a large education based Learning Management System with over 2400 courses and usage figures of 1.3 million page impressions per month.


SJ White

SJ White

Sammy is an FE maths lecturer now consulting with colleges across the country on developing their use of education technology and advising on their strategies for teaching and learning. Sammy was the first female Google for Education Certified Coach in Europe. She is also a Google innovator and trainer.”

Phil Whitehead

Phil has Passion for using educational technology to improve the learning experiences for students & staff ensuring that learning is accessible for all. Throughout his career, he has taken advantage of digital teaching and learning tools to drive student collaboration and participation.

He has also worked as a Microsoft Learning Consultant supporting colleges and higher education institutions embrace Microsoft digital tools to improve outcomes for learners. Finally, he is the owner of a successful YouTube channel called Teachblend, which has global reach posting regular content regarding the use of digital tools in education and how to use them.

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