Passport programme

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The Passport Team

NAME

Melissa Elvé- Williams

PASSPORT JOB ROLE

Curator, Passport to Employability

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

BA (Hons) Film Studies & English Literature, PGCE Media Communications with English
Arts teacher, Head of Arts Faculty, SLT

WHAT I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2016-2017

Setting up the new vocational hubs & moving into the new premises

FUNNIEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Having to perform in a GCSE Drama exam in place of a student that was unwell.

PROUDEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Seeing students working after their end time to complete art work.

NAME

Kirk Kerr

PASSPORT JOB ROLE

BA (Hons) Health And Applied Science (University of Derby)

Diploma - Secondary School Education in Mathematics (MICO University Teachers College, Jamaica)

Diploma - Chemical Engineering Technology (University of Technology, Jamaica)

Mathematics Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Mathematics and Science Teacher in English and Jamaican secondary schools

WHAT I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2016-2017

I am looking forward to working with young people who are working towards vocational qualifications. I know I can make lessons interesting, therefore students will be very enthusiastic and want to learn, discover new things in mathematics and see their relationships in the open world and industries.

FUNNIEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Failing Mathematics at my first attempt and I cried in front of my peers.

PROUDEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Making students in a failing secondary school pass BTEC level 2 Applied Science from pass to merit and distinction.

NAME

Clare Cox

PASSPORT JOB ROLE

Art Practitioner

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

MA Fine Art Textiles (Goldsmiths)

BA (Hons)  Surface Decoration and Textiles

DTLLS (Teaching QTLS)

L2 & 3 Counselling

Currently studying for HPD in Counselling.

WHAT I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2016-2017

That moment when it all comes together for a student and they produce a really fabulous piece of work.  No - seriously, I’m looking forward to the end of term...

FUNNIEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Living at Whipsnade Zoo for a week with the late Times cartoonist Ged Melling while we painted a 50’ exterior mural by night just by the tiger enclosure.

PROUDEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

When a student said “art was actually quite good!”

NAME

Mel Hughes

PASSPORT JOB ROLE

Art Practitioner

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

B.Ed (Hons) Design
Head of Art & Design, Secondary Education
Interior Designer & Stylist currently in South West France

WHAT I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2016-2017

London is such a creative City with an abundance of inspiring resources available to us. I look forward to using these resources to develop multimedia projects that will build self confidence and give our students a taste of working within the creative industries.

FUNNIEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Underwater filming at Shell house with a group of 10 students and rolls of fabric in the olympic colours. We were all laughing so much. I am amazed the film was actually a very serene piece.

PROUDEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Watching the students receive a standing ovation for their ‘Pop up restaurant’ in partnership with the Jamie Oliver foundation. The students had worked tirelessly not only in the kitchen but creating an artistic event that included a short film, 3D table centre pieces and a photography exhibition. It was an enormous achievement.

NAME

Michael Le Marechal

PASSPORT JOB ROLE

Media Technician/Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

BA (First Class honours) Film Studies
Media Arts Technician, Saint Gabriel’s College
Freelance filmmaker

WHAT I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2016-2017

Supporting the delivery of Creative and Digital Media and using digital outlets to showcase the work of our employees.

FUNNIEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Accompanying (on the bongos) a performance of ‘My Brown-eyed Girl’ in front of a whole school assembly.

PROUDEST ARTISTIC MOMENT

Watching my students present their short film to an international audience in Paris.

 
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How to find us

Address:

Passport to Employability
20-22 Cromwell Road,
London,
SW9 7BJ

T: 020 7820 3720