Lisa is a LifeLab teacher and Enterprise Fellow. She is the the lead for the secondary and college programmes, Young Health Champions qualification and for the current LifeLab EACH-B Research trial.
She delivers training to teachers and researchers and teaches secondary students attending LifeLab day visits.Through developing scientific thinking and reasoning skills with stimulating activities, connecting young people to the scientific research behind the health messages, she foccusses on engaging teachers and students in health education, helping to empower young people to make health lifestyle choices.
- Science and health education
- Adolescent health and wellbeing
- Health literacy
Lisa has a background of experience in teaching secondary Science within Southampton City and Hampshire schools. During that time she has undertaken a variety of roles including Head of Science and curriculum mentor to PGCE students. She has experienced a number of OFSTED inspections and been involved with numerous working groups carrying out action research on a variety of topics such as assessment for learning, coaching and mentoring, problem solving.
She has a history of working closely with the Southampton Education School. She has completed a CAES in both Understanding Science and Technology and Education Management. She has extensive experience of ITT, including developing student resources, advanced mentoring and coaching skills and carrying out assessments. She was involved in a joint schools and university project funded by the TDA, developing paired placements and mentoring support within school science placements.
She has developed an understanding of the importance of inspiring and generating students interest in Science and is committed to enhancing the science education for all students. She joined Southampton’s innovative LifeLab initiative in 2013, which aims to promote scientific basis of lifelong health in school children and their families.
- Vice Chancellor's award for Collegiality (2016)
- Hygeia Centre for Excellence (2019)