Nicole has worked in primary education in Tower Hamlets for the last 20 years. She currently works for Tower Hamlets Education Partnership as the primary curriculum lead for English. Nicole is known for her commitment to ensuring high-quality teaching and learning of spoken language, reading, and writing for all young people. She achieves this through overseeing English central training and development; supporting and delivering in-school school improvement; and developing English Subject Leaders borough-wide. From the moment she stepped into her first classroom, Nicole has been making books with young people. The list is wide and varied but at the heart is children’s voices and their love of writing, telling and sharing stories, and being successful.