Founder of award-winning education training provider appointed Executive Fellow for Essex Business School

  • Date

    Mon 2 Sep 19

David Maytham

Managing Director of TT Education Ltd David Maytham is the latest Executive Fellow of Essex Business School.

David will be supporting Essex Business School to develop its executive education portfolio and brings extensive experience from working with teachers and school leaders at the multi-award-winning school improvement company.

He said: “It is a great honour to be appointed as Executive Fellow. I really value my personal and professional ties to the institution and I’m looking forward to being part of the amazing things that are happening here in Essex.”

David will be working with Essex Business School to promote engagement with executive education in Essex, the region and internationally.

He said: “At TT Education, we have been building links with educational establishments overseas for some time now, and I look forward to sharing these contacts with the University, collaborating to create internationally recognised training and development, and helping to continue to grow the reputation of the University of Essex as a leading player on the international executive education stage.”

In 2012, David founded TT Education with friend and business partner, Graham Keene. The organisation is now the UK's leading school improvement organisation, working with schools, academies and trusts in the United Kingdom and beyond to improve the quality of childrens’ education.

In 2018, TT Education was awarded School Improvement Provider of the Year 2018. In the same year, the company moved to Parkside Office Village on our Knowledge Gateway research and technology park.

TT Education has strong educational and research links with the University of Essex. BSc Finance and Mathematics student Chelsea Millward completed an internship at TT Education whilst studying at Essex. Chelsea, who worked as a Finance Assistant Intern as part of the Essex Interns Scheme is now a permanent member of staff.

Essex and TT Education have partnered on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project to develop their School CPD Tracker. The tracker uses AI and embedded machine learning to track and enhance performance of all staff. Data gathered provides insights to help improve educational services.

The company also intends to continue to collaborate with Essex Business School on Executive Education programmes for the schools sector as well as on a number of exciting international projects.

The University is currently working with TT Education on a Creativity and Leadership in Teaching and Education programme for middle and senior level teachers from China.

Marketing director Malcolm Johnston, was also appointed as an Executive Fellow for the business school in 2018.

Essex is one of the top five universities in the UK for its number of Innovate UK-funded projects, and ranks as the leading university in the East of England and London for KTPs.