Dr David Cameron

Dr David Cameron
David is the Education Programmes Manager at the Institute of Physics. In this role, he directly
manages the Stimulating Physics Network (SPN), a national educational programme funded by the
Department for Education, which aims to increase the uptake of A-level physics across England. The
SPN has a proven track record and has made a significant contribution to the national increase in Alevel physics numbers.
David has oversight of a number of other IOP education projects, including Capital Physics, Return to
Teaching, Improving Gender Balance and the IOP Teacher Network; David advises on the
administration of the IOP Teacher Training Scholarship programme and the IOP’s approval of
Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) courses. He has developed and launched a number of
other projects, working with individual schools, academy chains, universities and government.
His previous role was Associate Director, Mentoring in the Teach First National ITT Partnership, with
responsibility for developing the quality and consistency of school-based mentoring across the Teach
First programme. Prior to this, he was a history teacher and Head of History in state-funded and
independent schools.
David holds a doctorate in education from Canterbury Christ Church University; his thesis was ‘A
study of mentoring in the Teach First programme’.
He also sits on the local governing body of a secondary free school in Kent.