I am currently a Senior Project Manager in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Languaguage Studies. Before this, I was the Qualification Manager for Sport and Fitness, a Study Experience Programme Project Manager, the Vital (ICT CPD for teachers) Programme Manager, and PGCE Award Manager. Prior to working at the OU I was a primary school teacher, subject leader and head of department, working across both KS1 and KS2 at a school in Aylesbury.
Heather always wanted to be a mental health nurse, having worked as a carer for a number of years. When she was given the chance by her employer to study for an Open University course in Health Care Practise, she grabbed the opportunity. Earlier this year, Heather was awarded the Care Apprentice Award at the National Care Awards, as Carers Week begins, she talks about her journey with The OU.
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