Sharon taught for 30 years in secondary schools going from Head of Department, Head of Upper School before becoming a member of the SMT. Since retiring Sharon enjoys playing golf, reading, amateur dramatics and watching Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.
Alan retired in July 2001 after 40 years of service in education including Principal Education Officer for the Government of Kenya and Grand Cayman. Since retiring he has formed his own Education Consultancy Service, and is active as a Course Leader for the TRA.
David began teaching in 1970 as an Art teacher, then switched to English, and became Head of English in a Nottinghamshire Secondary school before retiring in 2003. He now reviews children's books for a national magazine and leads courses for the TRA.
Peter retired in 2008 as Deputy Head of an Essex High School. He was involved with the development of different approaches to learning for gifted and talented students. More recently, Peter has become involved as a volunteer with an international charity. He is also looking forward to spending more time with his grandchildren, something he considers to be the most important ‘perk’ of being retired.
Paul has 20+ years experience as a consultant on the Teachers' Pension Scheme. He has presented regularly for the Department of Work and Pensions, the Cabinet Office, and the Home Office. Paul is married with two adult children and runs a copywriting and marketing business.
YOU ONLY HAVE ONE RETIREMENT. MAKE IT FINANCIALLY SECURE, AND LIVE OUT YOUR DREAMS.
The presenters gave an excellent overview of what one can prepare for and expect in retirement. They were so buoyant and positive!”
Margaret Eva OBE, The Bourne Community College
The Teachers' Retirement Agency’s (TRA) highly acclaimed 'Planning for Retirement' one-day seminar has supported teachers through changes to the Teachers' Pensions Scheme, financial self-sufficiency, and decreasing governmental support for over 25 years.