about us

We are a growing team
with some great supporters

On our short journey we have built a great team and
have received some powerful endorsements.

Meet Our Team

We are a growing team who are always on the lookout for talented individuals.

Paul Main

Founder
About

Paul set up Structural Learning to help students process information more effectively. Prior to setting the organisation up, Paul worked with NFER (Futurelab), Teachinghow2s and Open Futures. Cognition is a fascinating and complicated area that inspires Paul to understand more about how our minds work.

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Alex Mervart

Operations Manager
About

Alex develops relationships with schools and looks after our partnerships. He has taught English in Brazil and speaks three languages.

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Richard Blakesley

Production Advisor
About

Richard has helped us source manufacturing expertise and provided guidance on logistics. You may remember him from Dragons Den where he successfully pitched his wand business which has gone on to great success.

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Dr Steve Connolly

Education Advisor
About

After spending 18 years as a teacher and senior leader in secondary schools in London, Steve took up my position as Lecturer in Education at the University Bedfordshire in January 2015. During his teaching career he taught a range of subjects including English and Drama, but became increasingly interested in both Media Education and the application of technology in the classroom.

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Tycho Kramer

Business Advisor
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Tycho has been instrumental in helping Structural Learning shape its business strategy. Based in the Netherlands, Tycho has a wealth of business strategy experience in a variety of settings including publishing and education.

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Rob Francksen

Education Advisor
About

After using our classroom kits in two different schools, Rob based his masters dissertation on Structural Learning and has continued to support us as we develop the concept. He is a headteacher in Suffolk and has a strong reputation for his innovative approach to school leadership.

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OUR supporters and partners

Getting an Education Start-Up off the Ground takes a lot of effort. The organisations below have played a pivotal part in making this happen.

The Young Foundation

The Young Foundation have backed us with a package of support and investment. Their help came at an important time.

University of Bedfordshire

Dr Steve Connolly's research has enabled us to understand how Structural Learning affects the Learning Process.

UCL

The UCL's EDUCATE program enables Edtech companies to design and deliver world-class products to Schools.

Achievement for all

AFA make social mobility real and improve the lives of disadvantaged, vulnerable and underachieving children and young people.

UBS

UBS support organisations who tackle inequality in education. Their mentoring scheme helps start-ups 'hit the ground' running.

Your Organisation

If you think your organisation has synergy and we can add value to one another then please do get in contact.

what's next?

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