MyCompleteFocus CIC was co-established by Susan M Ryder and Toby McGowan who are both passionate about helping people make changes in their lives so that they can be successful. We are a mixture of Educators, Programmers, Administrator and Students. Who have all come together to offer Math and English Tuition, Coding, Programming and Robotics sessions. We all work to encourage children to explore their creativity and technical skills, in a fun, friendly and relaxed environment. We all have our different strength and experiences. We are made up of Directors, Consultants and Volunteers. Please see our bios below for further information.
I have a degree BA Hons in Education and Information Technology, and I am also a qualified IAG adviser, with over 30 years working as an educator. I also have a qualification in working with children from 0 – 5. I am a Techie who likes showing others that technology does not have to be a mystery. I have been involved in various projects around Lewisham, as you can see on this website. I have been developing ways to combine helping people with digital inclusion, teaching young people coding, and assisting people to find work.
I formerly worked for Lambeth Connexions for 11 years, as a Careers Adviser both in schools and in the community. During that period I worked on European Social Fund projects. I have also worked in secondary schools and nurseries around London, as a Technical Assistant, Mentor and Nursery officer. I am also a Trustee for the charity Rushey Green Time Bank.
UX Designer and Tutor
I hold a Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting degree, attend the Chattered Institute of Credit Management CICM. I am the Program Coordinator at Mycompletefocus CIC, my role includes being the face of Digital Inclusion for children and adults in the Lewisham borough, Managing volunteers, Collaborating with other departments and Partners in the non-profit sector for example: Phoenix Housing Association and Lewisham Pensioners Forum in order to effectively serve the community in a safe friendly and welcoming environment.
I formerly worked as a Trade Credit professional in the Insurance, NHS and Telecommunications Industries. This involved strong internal and external customer focus, analytical and problem solving, ability to work on multiple tasks with attention to detail in a fast paced and demanding environment, using highly effective verbal written and interpersonal communication skills both in an independent and collaborative environment.
When out of the office I enjoy the outdoors, a daily yoga routine, gardening and preventative nutrition and volunteering currently with advocacy for older people in Greenwich. You can reach me at Jackie@mycompletefocus.com
Tutor Volunteer (Executive Team)
Design Products Volunteer
I have a degree in Fine Art and Ceramics. I love working with the 3D Doodle Pens helping children to develop their understanding of the principles of 3d Design. I also assist with the electronic components of the children’s work, by showing them soldering, and electronic techniques. I have worked for over 20 years as a Ceramicist and Designer. Currently I am volunteering for MyCompleteFocus CIC, when I can.