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professional development

Andrew Frapwell provides a number of different types of professional development support:

  • consultancy;
  • faculty / departmental health-checks;
  • in-service training;
  • authoring;
  • conference workshops;
  • conference keynotes;
  • project management;
  • teacher training;

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Andrew Frapwell Professional Development CV


Andrew Frapwell is highly-regarded both nationally and internationally in the design and development of effective and sustainable bespoke training to meet individual professional learning needs.  He has worked with a range of stakeholders at local, regional, national and international level which has included government agencies and authorities such as the Specialist Schools Academies Trust (SSAT), the Qualification and Curriculum Development Agency, Education Development Trust (EDT – previously CfBT), Becta and the Youth Sport Trust.  Andrew currently consults for: The Association for Physical Education (afPE) as their national lead on assessment; Ofqual as a registered subject expert (Andrew was the Lead Reviewer for the GCE A and A/S Level qualifications); Hartpury University College and Birmingham City University as a Curriculum Advisor and Mentor; the University of East London as a European Project Lead and a number of coaching companies (including the Jamie Carragher Sports and Learning Academy) advising them in their training support services.

Andrew’s experience in the United Kingdom has included leading the support for the implementation of the secondary National Curriculum (2007-10), and lead consultant for the Specialist Schools Academies Trust [SSAT (2009-2010)].  Nationally he was involved in the subject Stakeholder group for the review of the National Curriculum for 2014.  Internationally he has presented workshops and training in the United States (New Hampshire & Hawaii), New Zealand, Greece, Switzerland, Germany, Finland, Saudi Arabia, the Czech Republic, Kosovo, Hungary and Malaysia; consulted on the production of adult training materials in Saudi Arabia in 2012; and was the author of the physical education curriculum for Kosovo (Jan-Jun 2014) as part of a European Union donor project.

Previously Andrew worked as a Senior Teacher, Assistant Training Manager and Head of Department in schools and subsequently at the University of Worcester (1996 – 2004) training teachers as Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) ‘Secondary Subject Leader’ and ‘Curriculum Leader for PE’. He was also a Teacher Training Agency ‘Initial Teacher Training Regional Coordinator for PE’ as part of a five-strong national team, and a Lead Trainer for Wiltshire and Swindon responsible for delivering a National Professional Development Training Programme.

Andrew has presented and authored extensively in Education and Training including the title “In Deep: Learning to Learn” (2010) and his most recent book “A Practical Guide to Assessing without Levels” (2015).  In his writing capacity, he was co-editor of the afPE National Journal (2010 – 2014), and author of the 1st4sport level 2 and 3 PE and School Sport qualifications, as well as one of the authors of the SLUK/afPE Level 5/6 Primary Specialism in PE qualification. Such output led to Andrew receiving the afPE National Leadership and Influence Award 2016

Andrew is the Company Director of af Thinking & Learning Company Ltd, he holds a Master of Science degree with distinction in Education Leadership and Management and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).  He has three children, is an avid skier and an Everton FC season ticket holder!