Janine Bidmead

Science Teaching Leadership Coordinator

Royal Society Te Apārangi

Janine Bidmead is a coordinator for the Science Teaching Leadership Programme and works at the Royal Society Te Apārangi. She did her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Theatre Studies in the UK. She has worked with children and educators in Japan, India, The Gambia, The UK and New Zealand either as a teacher herself, a teacher trainer or a programme coordinator. Students ranged in age from as young as 2 to as old as 86. She also has a passion for astronomy and promoting it within her local community through her role on the council of the Wellington Astronomical Society.