Pam Barrett is a qualified teacher of Adults with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities, working in various London boroughs.

She joined Surrey County Council Adult Education Service in 1985 and was responsible for managing and developing education in the community for people with learning difficulties in North West Surrey.  In 1999 she was appointed Team Manager for the Community Education department at Brooklands College of Further Education in Weybridge. This department of the college provided a wide variety of courses off campus across the curriculum for all adults.