Our Speakers 2024

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James Dale - Aquatect - Biotopes

Sean McIntyre - Sustainable creations, Stretch and Challenge

Jack Anderson - Teaching, Learning, Assessment, Employability

Ian Taylor - Educational visits in the animal management sector

Anne Rogers - T-Level Update + Q&A

The Animal Care & Management T-Level Specification is out so what a great time to have an Update from Anne Rogers at City & Guilds! 

Thomas Kells - Teaching Aquatics

"I just don't know how to teach the fish module!" No worries, Tom is on the case!

"I am very passionate about teaching and changing the views of students especially when they say 'fish are boring!'"

Dom Burke - Dogs Trust "Dog Welfare in Animal Management Education"

"I need more dog content from ANMANCON" - Not a problem, Meet Dom!

You may also have seen Dom speak at the UKACT conference 2023!

Matthew Shackleton - "For enricher or poorer - do we clinically reason our enrichment"

Do you teach Small Animal Rehabilitation Modules? Shackleton Veterinary Physio Is the team to talk to!

Bex Millington - Practice what you preach, environmentally friendly teaching

Coming shortly

Robyn Meehan - ZSL Conservation success stories

Caitlyn Henderson - Project Wild Gambia - Research projects and expeditions and how to get involved


Background of PWG – History, our mission, team

Conservation and Research Successes – What we have achieved over the years, current projects

Our contributions – How we support local communities and groups

What we offer – Academic field courses and open group expeditions


Lorraine Miller - Great Ape Consultancy


Jake Weeks - The impact of exotic species education in the SEND and SEMH community and expert support for institutions


Adam Harper - Dual Professionality: Walking with Wolves - Wolves of the Western Carpathians




Joe Cooke - UKACT membership and raising welfare standards

Contact Info: jcooke@halesowen.ac.uk

Facebook - UK Animal Care Technicians


Kirsten Hawkins - Improving Cat welfare through interactive learning

Miles Price - A summary of embedding conservation and sustainability in to project based learning as part of curriculum

Kattie Stoneman - Promoting small animal mental health & husbandry.