Pre-pandemic, we had a team of 30 staff in seven countries.
These were employed by the following companies:
- Challenging Learning Ltd (UK): 05204659 (VAT: 897 6665 40)
- Challenging Learning Pty Ltd (Australia): ACN 611 163 869
- Challenging Learning ApS (Denmark): DK 12 68 79 58
- Challenging Learning AS (Norway): 999 183 824
- Challenging Learning AB (Sweden): 559003-2354
- Learning Pit Ltd (UK): 12142540 (VAT: 335 9801 82)
Registered office: 2 Linnet Court, Cawledge Business Park, Alnwick, NE22 2GD, UK
Through the years, we have hosted many conferences – most notably with Carol Dweck, John Hattie, Jaz Ampaw Farr, and Sir John Jones. Indeed, we have run conferences with Professor Dweck more than thirty times since our first tour together in 2010; and from 2014-2019, we held the exclusive licence to run Visible Learning in Scandinavia alongside Professor John Hattie.
“Attending the Pit Podcasts has reminded me of why I got into teaching in the first place and has inspired new ways that I can engage with my students.” (Nancy Shi, WA, USA)
“Nothing short of an AMAZING speaker. Time flew by! Although it was in English, the language was never a problem! / Intet mindre end FANTASTISK oplægsholder. Tiden fløj af sted! Selvom dagen foregik på engelsk, blev sproget aldrig på noget tidspunkt et problem!” (Lars Nielsen, Denmark)
“I came to the congress because of James Nottingham and wow, I was blown away. I enjoyed his presentations so much! I shared what I had learned with my secondary school colleagues. They were so enthusiastic that they kept discussing for an hour after the meeting about how to implement this into their classes.” (Monica Blankestijn, Netherlands)
“I feel re-energized with new tools and mindset to lead my team in the fall!” (Monica Freeman, Canada)
“James Nottingham is an extremely well prepared, interesting and charismatic presenter.” (Sara Brun, Sweden)
“It’s always so great to hear such intelligent, well-spoken and interesting presenters.” (Anders Sørensen, Norway)
“I just want to thank you for lifting me back to – I love my job – Thank you for a couple of fantastic hours in Århus today. I have been a Little “tired” lately – now I am back on track :)” (Birgit Hansen, Denmark)
“Entertaining speaker who was easy to understand. The conference very much exceeded my expectations. / Underholdende oplægsholder der talte et letforståeligt engelsk – konferenceudbyttet overgik meget mine forventninger.” (Benedikte Brostrøm, Denmark)
“Great speaker who managed to keep the energy high all day! / Fantastisk foredragsholder som formår at holde gang i energien hele dagen!” (Lone Hardorf, Denmark)
“It was a very practical, inspiring lecture by James Nottingham. I wish more people in our profession could hear him.” (Alexandra Sundelin. Sweden)
“Carmen and James are people who clearly “get it” and they are exactly the type of teacher I would want the children in my neighbourhood to have!” (Kerry Boland, Australia)
“A super inspiring and amazing speaker. / Alt i alt super inspirerende og fantastisk foredragsholder.” (Susanne Andresen, Denmark)
“I absolutely loved the opportunity to learn from James and the team from my lounge at home 🙂 I particularly enjoyed the pit podcasts about feedback and was able to incorporate this learning immediately into the online learning I was doing with my students whilst in lockdown.” (Nat Burrows, New Zealand)
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