Freddie joined Thrive as Learning and Technology Officer in 2018. Their main role is to manage Thrive’s online learning platform (ThriveLearn) as well as creating content for our online courses. Freddie also teaches the Introduction to STH Practice course and supports delivery on the Step into STH and Outcome Measurements courses. They are also part of the teaching team that delivers the Diploma in STH, our level 5 accredited 2-year programme.
Freddie is a qualified teacher, assessor and IQA with a background in further education, higher education, community development and youth work. Before Thrive, they worked for a Further Education provider, working with young people disengaged with formal education, youth work provision, community development organisations, as well as education and rehabilitation work within the criminal justice system.
What Freddie particularly enjoys and values about their role at Thrive are the wonderful people they meet who all share a common goal to help someone as well as the opportunities to affect change, whether that be supporting someone to access their own garden or space to support their own wellbeing, or by educating those that delivery STH and Green Care within a more structured provision.