Contact the Team

The Diocesan Education Team offers specialist information, advice and support to our family of Church schools.   

Please note: The coronavirus lockdown has resulted in a significant reduction in our ability to undertake our role. Half of the education team have now been placed on furlough leave. The remaining staff remain available to provide information, advice and guidance to schools. Some out-of-office emails will direct you to re-send to Your email will then be sent to the most appropriate member of our team for follow up. We will continue review the situation and update you of any changes. Thank your for understanding during these challenging times. 

Urgent enquiries: 01392 294 950 (to be diverted to a member of the team)
General enquiries:
Twitter feed: @EdCofEDevon

Our Team

Diocesan Director of Education
John Searson 01392 294950

Diocesan Deputy Director of Education
Sue Lockwood 01392 294933

Diocesan Education Advisers:

Governance, Admissions and School Organisation
Christina Mabin: 01392 294939

Lead on RE and SIAMS
Ed Pawson: 01392 294943

Projects and Vulnerable Pupils
Tatiana Wilson:  01392 294941

Diocesan Education Officers:

Training and Traded Services
Fran Bradley: 01392 294921

Compliance Communication and EDBE Support
Sarah Owen 01392 294938


Website Content and General Office Administration
Angela Parker: 01392 294 950


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