Tessa Willy is the Deputy Programme Lead on the Primary PGCE at UCL-Institute of Education and teaches geography on the foundation subject programme. She started her career teaching in secondary and then primary settings across the UK and in Malawi. Since moving into higher education, she has been Programme Lead for the Primary PGCE at the University of Roehampton and School Director of Teacher Education at Kingston University. Her areas of interest are the ethics of geography, notably climate change and social justice as well as our relationship and interactions with nature, making her interest in and involvement with Harmony a perfect synergy of experience and values.

Tessa is Chair of the Editorial Board of the Geographical Associations’ Journal, /Primary Geography/, a Fellow of the RGS, a Chartered Geographer (Teacher) and a Fellow of the Chartered College of Teachers.