Meet The Team


Kirstin Coughtrie


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Founder of GeoVLE, Kirstin Coughtrie is a teacher, online tutor and mother of 3. She has a passion for using technology to
- bring bespoke learning experiences to every child
- to empower learners to take ownership of their studies at a time and pace to suit them
- allow educators to have flexible, inspiring, impactful careers
- to support parents and carers who choose to home educate or supplement their children's education

Kirstin has 8 years experience in digital learning in industry and in schools, using open source online technologies to design and facilitate Key Stage 1, 2, 3, GCSE, A level and graduate courses that flip the classroom and put students in the driving seat of their learning journey.

In schools, she has led whole staff CPD to demonstrate how technology has enabled a redefinition of the role of the teacher to coach and mentor, which enables more authentic, targeted and personal learning conversations to improve not only progress and attainment but a genuine lasting passion for learning.

Kirstin trains tutors to realise the potential of collaboration and discussion technologies for assessment to aid and transform teaching and learning over video conferencing. I am passionate about the use of peer assessment to encourage critical and compassionate thinking. Read more about our vision.


Jon White, BSc, PGCE

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Primary, SEN, Maths, Science


Alessia Giroletti PhD

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Maths, Physics, Italian


Terri Riddell

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Art, Design, Study Skills


Lauren Brooks, BA (Hons), MTA

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English, History, Welsh, Special Educational Needs


Zlatan Pasalic, BA (Hons)

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Jane Morley Davies

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English, Study Skills, Special Educational Needs


Amy Cottage, PGCE, QTS

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French, Spanish, Russian


Judy Sumner

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Gilly Gray MA Ed.

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Higher Education, Humanities, Study Skills

Become a GeoVLE Tutor

Be part of something really exciting

We are looking for forward thinking and inspirational tutors who will work with students to find the very best way forward for their studies. Our tutors need to be keen to really move students on with their learning as well as obtaining the grades they require.

GeoVLE is about innovation so don't be put off if you are new to teaching or even if you have limited classroom experience.

We look to reward our tutors by offering competitive rates of pay, flexible hours in an inclusive, equal opportunity environment. We especially welcome applications from those caring for children, returning to work or with restricted or limited hours available.

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