Kris Ventris-Field
Dyslexia Specialist
Education and Training Consultant
Gloucestershire Monmouthshire Herefordshire

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My Work

I work with associates to offer more than dyslexia services. Listed below - a brief outline of additional services and recent contracts.

We can offer:

  • taster sessions about literacy and numeracy/English and maths issues and development or about dyslexia to enrich a team meeting
  • sessions to fit in with organisation INSET or CPD days
  • half or full day in-house training for your team
  • training for a group of organisations at a chosen venue
  • a competitive pricing structure
  • delivery on contracts for public, private and voluntary sector
  • private tuition for individuals (secondary – adult) – English, maths and dyslexia support

My recent contracts include:

Service Details Contracted by
Dyslexia awareness Full day national training
Practical session for assessors, teachers and managers
• Excellence in Learning (several sessions)
• YMCA Training
• Maritime Engineering College, Liverpool
Active learning and differentiation Teacher Training event Learning South West (LSW)
Dyslexia resources, strategies and tips Full day regional training for FE, HE, WBL teachers learning support tutors and SENCos LSW
An in depth whole organisation approach to dyslexia 2 separate sessions sandwiched with action research activity. Also delivered as a stand-alone session LSW
** Workplace Learning Advocate (WLA) training raining for employers/employees with skills and information so they can promote learning at work Workbase
Maths Champion Training Training employees to promote maths learning at work Workbase and Unionlearn
Reading Coach training Training volunteers to coach adult non-readers for a charitable organisation Forest Read Easy Deal (FRED)
** SPP Pumps – trained as WLAs and maths champions - won a national award for Adult Learning at Work, awarded by National Institute for Adult and Continuing Education (NIACE) at the Education and Innovation (EICE) event in Manchester 2014
Teaching contracts    
Teaching conversational English to adults whose first language is not English   Gloucestershire Adult education and private 1-1 work
Dyslexia Support Individuals at work Forest of Dean District (FODDC) Council
DMG media
Brush up your English Literacy support at an adult education class at a community venue Gloucestershire Adult Education
Study Support Skills (dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia) Supporting adult degree students with a range of study skills and revision techniques. Face-to-face and e-tuition University West of England (UWE)
Writing an online training package for Maths Champions 6 hour module now on TUC website and revised version used by National Numeracy Challenge TUC
Workplace Needs Assessments and Diagnostic Assessments By referral for employers in the South West region
Workrite and Posturite
• Hazelwoods Accountancy
• Coventry Building Society
• NHS Gloucestershire
Examination Access Arrangement Assessments   Hartpury College

I work with associate Linda Lawrence to deliver training workshops. For more about Linda click here

See what others have said about my training in the testimonials.
Why not have a chat with me. Give me a call on 07771 962 426 for a free initial telephone consultation.

Kris Ventris-Field Education and Training Consultant, Dyslexia Specialist
Telephone: 01594 563 361 Mobile: 07771 962 426 Email:


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