Professor Joe Elliott
Joe was a student at Hild-Bede from 1973-77 where he trained as a teacher. He subsequently taught in mainstream and special schools in Durham and Sunderland prior to M.Sc.training at Newcastle University as an LEA educational psychologist. He also studied for part-time M.A. and PhD degrees at Durham and a B.A. in Psychology with the Open University. He was appointed Professor of Education at Durham University in 2004 after fourteen years at the University of Sunderland where he was latterly Acting Dean of the School of Education and Lifelong Learning. A Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Joe is registered to engage in clinical practice as an educational psychologist by the Health Professions Council and maintains a small caseload in a secondary school in Middlesbrough. He is an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences and a member of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 Education Panel.
Joe's research and teaching interests include dyslexia, achievement motivation, working memory difficulties, special educational needs, behaviour management, cognitive education, and psychological assessment. His research involves ongoing collaborations with partners in Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia. He is currently a member of two teams funded by the Economic and Social Research Council to examine a) the use of multi-touch computer technology in collaborative group situations and b) a large-scale school based intervention involving increased physical activity as a means to enhance children's psychological functioning. His latest book, Children in Difficulty 3rd edition, co-authored with a Professor of Child Psychiatry, will be published by Routledge in December, 2011.
Ms Emma Brownlow
Emma Brownlow is directly responsible to the Principal for all matters relating to the strategic development of the College, student development and student opportunities, alumni relations, fundraising, careers and employability provision, and outreach strategies. When the need arises, Emma supports the Assistant Principal and other College Officers with all matters relating to student discipline and student support. Emma works full time at Collingwood College and can be contacted by email or in the Vice Principal’s office.
Mr Grant Slater
The Assistant Principal is directly responsible to the Principal for all matters relating to student support and wellbeing and for the for the allocation of accommodation to students on admission. Grant is very happy to see students on any academic, personal or other matters, as the need arises. Grant is available most times for meetings and is best contacted via the email address above.
Collingwood College Office
Student Support Officer
|Mrs Janet Stewart||45014|
|Student Support Secretary||Miss Pardip Sander||45015|
College Office Co-Ordinator
|Miss Chelsea Challans||45041|
|Accounting Technician||Mrs Sandra Shaw||45022|
|Accounting Assistant||Mrs Christine Passmore||45027|
|Community Operations Manager||Mrs Jayne Dixon||45017|
|Head Chef||Mr Marc Reavley||45036|
|Food Service Manager||Mr Ben Simpson||45078|
|Community Operations Team Leader||Mrs Glenda Reed||45023|
Reception Helpdesk Assistant
|Technical Theatre & AV Specialist||Miss Mel Chan||45051|
|Bar Steward (Sabbatical)||Mr Chris Noade
|JCR President||Mr Will Stobbs||45050|