Who We Are

Established in 2010 by Karen Mills and Colette Pitts, Collective Learning is committed to providing the highest quality INSET and support across the curriculum for schools and educational settings. 

Karen was the Curriculum Improvement Advisor for Science and ESDGC for Newport City Council as well as the regional coordinator for ESDGC Schools Networks. She has an M.A. in Early Years Education and was a Foundation Phase team inspector for Estyn.

She was a member of the working party for DCELLS Science Curriculum 2008 She was co-author of Module 6 for the Foundation Phase and was a member of the WAG working group that developed ESDGC ‘A Common Understanding for Schools’.





Colette has worked in education for over 25 years, as a classroom teacher, deputy headteacher (primary) and a lecturer in FE and HE colleges, She has also worked extensively with local authorities and educational charities in both England and Wales.

Passionate about education for sustainable development and global citizenship (ESDGC) she has extensive experience at both school and policy level. Colette has an MSc in Environmental and Development Education and has recently completed a Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership at Worcester University.






Our Commitment to Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC)

We aim to follow and promote good sustainability practice, to reduce the environmental impacts of all our activities and to help our partners to do the same

Click here to view our company policies for:

  • Disabilty and Equality
  • Sustainablility

Specialist Course Providers

All our course providers are experts in their field delivering hands on interactive courses, brimming with practical ideas. Click here to find out more about this years team..