Meet the Education Team
We deliver education projects for children, young people and adults. From resources and tools to training and professional development, we provide everything you need to bring human rights education to life.
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Photographs © Carmen Valiño / Amnesty International UK
Rowena Seabrook, Human Rights Education Manager
Rowena is the Human Rights Education Manager at Amnesty International UK. She is particularly involved in creating resources and delivering professional development around children’s books as prior to joining Amnesty, Rowena was Head of English in a secondary school.
Alice Sims, Education Officer (Youth and Schools)
Alice manages the Amnesty Speaker Programme, supporting volunteer activists to deliver human rights education in schools across the UK, and creative education partnership projects, such as the Words That Burn poetry education project. Alice is an advocate for volunteering, and outside of work is a trustee for the Volunteer Centre Tower Hamlets.
Hayle Davies, Education Officer (Teachers and Schools)
Hayle manages the Amnesty Teacher Programme, supporting our teacher activists to deliver human rights education and running our CPD teacher training programme for teachers and educators from a wide range of contexts across the UK. She also leads on the creation and development of TeachRights our e-newsletter which goes out to educators and is currently developing strategies for our education advocacy work. Hayle spends time outside of Amnesty as a Trustee for Cysters- a charity dedicated to supporting and improving the health, education and welfare of women living with reproductive and mental health issues.
Shoomi Chowdhury, Education Officer (Adults)
Shoomi manages the Amnesty Trainer Programme, supporting volunteer activists to deliver human rights education and campaigns training to Amnesty's activist groups and a wide range of community groups across the UK. She also leads on the creation and development of our campaign education resources and online courses. Shoomi spends time outside Amnesty as Trustee for two local Muslim charities working primarily with Muslim women and young people.
Thomas Hughes, Education Assistant
Tom supports the team to deliver training, manage and deliver our resources, organise events and manage our website and online tools.
Dan Jones, Creative Co-ordinator
Dan Jones is an artist, teacher and human rights campaigner. His father helped launch Amnesty in 1961. Dan has been actively involved in Amnesty for over 40 years. He is now Creative Co-ordinator in the UK Office and uses his experience to explore human rights through art, stories and activities.