About Us

Clio Whittaker, Ampersand LearningClio Whittaker

Clio Whittaker started Ampersand Learning to provide families a schools with an innovative and effective service for family learning and parental engagement. Clio first became involved with parents and schools as a parent governor and subsequently trained as a family learning practitioner. She has also worked for the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Museum of London. Clio has developed many creative and innovative workshops and courses for parents and children and is particularly interested in supporting families with reading at home.

Robyn Spencer

Robyn started her career working in children’s publishing. She is a trained teacher who has specialized in the development of reading and the broader range of skills, attitudes and habits that underpin successful learning. She set up and ran a learning support department and has subsequently worked with many parents, facilitating groups and coaching individuals and couples.