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Julia Smith

Maths Specialist Lead, Association of Colleges in the Eastern Region (ACER)

Julia is a maths specialist in both secondary and FE, and Lead for ACER (Association of Colleges in the Eastern Region), as well as author for Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press, having worked with them on BBC Bitesize and My Maths.

Julia is a fully qualified teacher, having extensive teaching experience in both FE and secondary education. She is also an experienced teacher trainer and adviser in maths teaching.

She is Chair of Governors at Writtle University College and one of the top 50 Social Media FE influencers.