Peter Trevitt has a lifelong passion for science and maths education and provides consultancy services in STEM education and creative learning, particularly around informal learning and how this can support formal education. He originally graduated in Physics at Bristol University and has since built up wide experience of international projects and partnerships with a particular interest in China and east Asia.
In addition to supporting a diverse range of projects as a consultant, both in the UK and internationally since 2015, he has held a number of senior posts in STEM education fields. These include 11 yrs as CEO of Techniquest, an internationally respected educational charity. In this role he had overall operational responsibility for the charity’s national support services for primary and secondary schools throughout Wales, working closely with Welsh Government.
As Head of Creative Services at the Science Museum Group, London, he delivered many innovative and award-winning projects both in the UK and with overseas partners. These ranged from R&D programmes such as ‘Classrooms of the Future’ for the then DfES to creation of large scale digital and 3D resources. Prior to this he was Head of Education at a London based educational charity, Science Projects, where he developed and successfully launched a major primary school science outreach service linked to the Nuffield Primary Science curriculum materials and based on the SPACE research programme into the development of children's scientific ideas.