Brian McGowan is a graduate of the University of Manchester where he gained an Honours degree in Modern Languages & Literature (Italian & French) after which he completed a PGCE programme at the University of Bristol.
A teacher of over 22 years experience, Brian has worked in large Sixth Form Colleges (Winchester, Hampshire), Schools with consortium arrangements (Camden, London) and stand-alone school sixth forms (Southwark, London).
In addition to Modern Languages, Brian has also taught AS/A2 level History and Government & Politics and has developed an extensive network of contacts with Higher Education providers and UCAS. He is originally from Derry in Northern Ireland and lives with his family in Islington.
Brian is Director of Sixth Form at Hackney New School.