As Communications Manager, Amanda is responsible for Quest for Learning’s marketing activities – including social media, press relations and events. She also handles the administration for the charity’s continuous professional development programme for primary school teachers and teaching assistants.
After graduating, she worked for many years in PR and as a copywriter. She is a qualified adult education tutor and has previously volunteered in Functional Skills classes. For nine years, Amanda ran the TeaBooks project in Oxfordshire, organising book groups for older people in residential and community settings. She continues to volunteer for the project.
She believes that reading, and sharing the joys of reading, brings pleasure and develops empathy at any age.