Area Mentor for Northern Ireland
Linda McKee has 25 years’ experience in primary education. She is currently a teacher at Antrim Primary School where she is the STEM coordinator and member of the SLT.
Over the past seven years she has delivered CPD for NSLC Enthuse Award courses which focus on promoting the learning and teaching of science and STEM projects. Linda worked as a Teacher Developer where she modelled Science lessons and shared good practice with teachers in eight EA schools. She is a member of the ASE(NI) committee and she helps to plan and organise ASE Primary Teachmeets.
Linda promotes the development of scientific enquiry through project work including STEM assignments and challenges which are showcased each year at the Young Innovators Exhibition and Science Blast Fair. Under her guidance the school’s F1 team were the overall champions at the UK F1 in Schools national finals in Birmingham and won a trip to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Linda piloted PSQM in Northern Ireland along with another school and achieved the gold award. In 2012 she proudly became a Primary Science Teaching Trust Fellow and is now an Area Mentor for Northern Ireland.