Ed Thompson

Pronouns: he/him

Ed joined Action Tutoring in September 2021 as Programme Coordinator for Sheffield.

Ed is responsible for overseeing a caseload of partner schools in Sheffield, liaising and working closely with the schools and pupils as well as managing our pool of volunteer tutors.


Ed initially moved to Sheffield to go to university in 2016 and graduated in the summer of 2020. After spending a year teaching at a French university, Ed is delighted to be back in the

He studied Spanish, French and Italian as part of a Modern Languages at university for four years. During his year abroad, Ed had his first piece of teaching experience as an English language assistant at a Mexican university.

From his teaching experiences, Ed has seen how education can create a lasting positive impact on the lives of students, not just in terms of academic success, but also with their confidence and social skills.

Ed is passionate about success and opportunities for all young people, no matter what their background in life. He is so excited to join the Action Tutoring team and see what change he can help make for young people in Sheffield, and for the new experiences to come.