David Paterson is a teacher of chemistry at Aldenham School, Elstree.
During his teaching career, David has been head of chemistry, physics and science at state comprehensive schools in Hertfordshire. He was chemistry subject advisor at the UK exam board OCR before returning to the classroom in 2017.
David has a particular interest in the use and improvement of practical work in effective science teaching, assessment, and in teacher training and development. He is an active member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Association for Science Education.
David blogs occasionally at dave2004b.wordpress.com.