Zena Martin is an Educational Consultant, and Director of Inclusive Learning North. She leads the Inclusion Forum for primary schools, seeking to bring to the Forum the best research, practice, resources and expertise in both SEND and wider aspects of inclusion, from around the UK and beyond.
Zena also works as an associate SENCO to primary schools. She is an associate lecturer with Edge Hill University and, previously, Manchester Metropolitan University. She reviews materials for the National SENCO Award, and tutors on the Postgraduate Certificate in Inclusion and SEN.
Zena has previously been involved in an EU project in Malta, training junior and kindergarten teachers in literacy and differentiation, and worked with an International School in Sweden. She has delivered training courses throughout the UK on a range of subjects in inclusion and SEND for primary and secondary delegates. Previously, Zena worked as a SENCO, Inclusion Manager and Deputy Head Teacher. During this time, she gained specialist teaching skills, in addition to the NPQH. Her primary school teaching experience was in Manchester, Rochdale and Salford.