Eric Ferguson has extensive experience working in primary schools. He directs the development of Literature Works a region-wide English and cross curricular school improvement/development strategy which benefits the whole school. Previous to his current role Eric has worked as senior school improvement consultant and English manager for Newcastle LA, regional HUB coordinator, OfSTED inspector and associate regional adviser for the DfE (ISP).
Lead Teachers support on-going developments within Literature Works. Schools benefit from a very strong team of 17 lead teachers supporting leadership and teacher development, resources and CPD.
Newcastle City Libraries have been a major partner over the last 12 years. Led by Jen Brown, city libraries play a crucial role in supporting Literature Works schools not only in terms of authors and texts but also in sharing expertise and cultural offers within the world of children`s literature.